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Ship: Kana Keoki
Cruise: KK840428-05
Sample: KK840428 STA55 RD23
Device: dredge, rock
Latitude: 29.87983
Longitude: 179.071
Water Depth(m): 2250 to 2150
Date: 19840716
Storage: room temperature, dry
Province: seamount or seamount province

Near Hancock Seamount
1 :   
Comments: No biological samples observed or found. Depth range 2150 m 2250 m. collected (2) two bags of cobbles cum Mn coating and also apparently beach rock (yellow striated) cum slight crust. Same altered basalt cum yellowish rock - also maybe zeolites, some samples had reddish stains in cavities, botryoidal mn growths - one sample was exclusively yellow (beach rock) substrate + 3 cm Mn crust, other yellow rocks appeared more consolidated cum Mn veins-jointing.