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Ship: Kana Keoki
Cruise: KK840824-02
Sample: KK840824 STA82 RD57
Device: dredge, rock
Latitude: 25.30267
Longitude: -162.094
Water Depth(m): 3360 to 3215
Date: 19840903
Storage: room temperature, dry
Province: seamount or seamount province

W. Mendelssohn Seamount, NW Slope
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Comments: 75 lbs: 1 Dredge Bag 1/2 full, 30% of dredge taken for hand samples. 23 samples, all but 1 with Fe-Mn crusts, most with thicknesses < 1 cm. Substrate ranges from altered vesicular basalt with plagioclase phenocrysts (pillow basalt fragments) to altered hyloclastic breccia and basalt conglomerate to highly burrowed mudstone. Crust thickness ranges from 2 1/2 cm to 1 mm. Depth Range: 3500 - 3200 m.