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Ship: Kana Keoki
Cruise: KK840824-02
Sample: KK840824 STA92 RD72
Device: dredge, rock
Latitude: 23.7425
Longitude: -164.243
Water Depth(m): 2600 to 2250
Date: 19840907
Storage: room temperature, dry

Necker Is.
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Comments: ~ 10 lbs., 6 samples, all hand specimens. All have Fe-Mn coatings. Substrate is predominately greenish-brown, indurated, calcareous sediment (mudstone), with Mn-lined burrows. Fe-Mn crusts range from ~ 1 mm to << 1 mm in thickness. Depth range: 2250 - 2600 m.