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Ship: Kana Keoki
Cruise: KK840824-02
Sample: KK840824 STA90 RD68
Device: dredge, rock
Latitude: 23.91533
Longitude: -164.4085
Water Depth(m): 810 to 615
Date: 19840906
Storage: room temperature, dry

Necker Is.
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Comments: ~ 250 lbs., 5 cloth bags, very large slab ( ~ 1 m dia.) and several blocks. Substrate is predominately reddish-brown beachrock, indurated calcareous silt-sandstone with burrowing and solution features. Minor white calcareous foram sandstone, semi-consolidated. Crust thickness ranging from 2 cm to < 1 mm. depth range: 615 - 810 m.