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Ship: Kana Keoki
Cruise: KK810626-05
Sample: KK810626-5 STA97 RD72
Device: dredge, rock
Latitude: 17.81733
Longitude: 172.5498
Water Depth(m): 1700 to 1550
Date: 19811108
Storage: room temperature, dry
Province: seamount or seamount province

Mid Pacific Seamounts
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Comments: 250 lbs (115 kgs) of rocks in 3 bags, plus lab samples. South side of seamount dredged. Two types of rocks. 1) Phosphatized calcarenites with thin Mn- crusts (few mms). Planktonic foraminifera. Very friable. Hard to ID forams. 2) Thickly Mn- encrusted (few cms) carbonate-cemented volcanic breccia w/ foraminifera.