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Ship: Kana Keoki
Cruise: KK840824-02
Sample: KK840824 STA81 RD55
Device: dredge, rock
Latitude: 25.135
Longitude: -162.02717
Water Depth(m): 2800 to 2300
Date: 19840903
Storage: room temperature, dry
Province: seamount or seamount province

W Mendelssohn, S Slope
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Comments: 30 lbs: 6 rocks, all taken as hand samples. Moderately to highly altered; plagioclase, altered olivine, and sparsely pyroxene-phyric, relatively massive basalt. Mn crust 4 mm to 2 cm, median ~ 1 cm thick. Depth Range: 2300 - 2800 m.