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Ship: Kana Keoki
Cruise: KK840824-02
Sample: KK840824 STA76 RD45
Device: dredge, rock
Latitude: 19.23567
Longitude: -157.17217
Water Depth(m): 3000 to 2600
Date: 19840829
Storage: room temperature, dry
Province: seamount or seamount province

Unnamed Seamount, SW Slope (SE of Perret, SW of Jaeggar)
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Comments: 500 lbs, 10 dredge bags ~ 1/2 full, moderately to highly altered, somewhat vesicular, aphyric to plagioclase, olivine, and sparsely pyroxene-phyric, basaltic pillow fragments; 1 piece limestone. Mn curst ranges from Mn stain < 1 mm thick to one pillow fragment with a 10 cm Mn crust, with a median of perhaps 3 mm. Dredge bags were sorted by size, from 5-10 cm cobbles (Bag 1) to 30-40 cm boulders (Bag 10). depth 2600-3000 m.