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Repository: SOEST [Contact the Curator]
Ship: Melville
Cruise: BMRG06MV
Sample: BMRG06MV STA09B RD38
Device: dredge, rock
Latitude: -42.35383
Longitude: 82.56183
Water Depth(m): 2920 to 2659
Date: 19960301
PI: Kevin Johnson
Storage: room temperature, dry
Province: rise or ridge, aseismic ocean

Southeast Indian Ridge; Sampling locale: flank and summit of ~160 m high seamount in center of axial graben, segment K.
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Weathering/Metamorphism: weathering - fresh
Comments: Sample Type: Basalt. Mineralogy: . Weathering: Fresh. Glass condition: >50% fresh glass. 1 sample bag. Sample taken for probe and subsampled by DG. Other glass to KJ~5 g of plagioclase phyric glass shards and some carbonate ooze, all recovered in burlap wrapping of dredge weight bag