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Ship: Kana Keoki
Cruise: KK840428-05
Sample: KK840428 STA55 RD22
Device: dredge, rock
Latitude: 29.8565
Longitude: 179.0855
Water Depth(m): 2900 to 2300
Date: 19840716
Storage: room temperature, dry
Province: seamount or seamount province

NE of Hancock Seamount
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Comments: One small branch of black coral and a small round white squashy animal which turned to mud when scraped off the rock. Depth range 2300-2900 m. haul - 1 large slab of pavement + 2 smaller pieces. Slab was double sided - crusts on both sides. Contained disseminated minerals. phosphatites, clays, reddish matter consolidated sediment. also had one limestone sample cum striations & smooth thin crust. Collected (4) four bags of pieces broken cum sledge hmmaer from slab - crusts on substrates ranged form a few cm to ~ 4 cm.