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Ship: Kana Keoki
Cruise: KK840428-05
Sample: KK840428 STA62 RD35
Device: dredge, rock
Latitude: 29.20767
Longitude: -174.1055
Water Depth(m): 2200 to 1800
Date: 19840722
Storage: room temperature, dry

NE of Pearl and Hermes Reef
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Comments: No biological specimens. 1800-2200 m depth range. 1 large slab cum 2-3 cm Mn crust on highly altered basalt. Several smaller pieces cum or without crusts, crust fragments up to 3 cm thick mostly laminar structure, slightly botyoidal, 1 piece of pumice, 1 piece of siliceous sponge spicules.