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doi:10.7289/V5H41PB8


Repository: SOEST [Contact the Curator]
Ship: Melville
Cruise: BMRG06MV
Sample: BMRG06MV STA33 RD50
Device: dredge, rock
Latitude: -39.98217
Longitude: 78.55
Water Depth(m): 3030 to 2915
Date: 19960312
PI: Kevin Johnson
Storage: room temperature, dry
Province: rise or ridge, aseismic ocean

Southeast Indian Ridge; Sampling locale: central high in axial valley of segment J2.
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Comments: Sample Type: Basalt. Mineralogy: . Weathering: Fresh. Glass condition: >50% fresh glass. 1 sample bag. Dredge became entangled in trawl wire-no rocks were recovered, but glass was retrieved from burlap of dredge weight bag. Probe sample taken. DG subsampled glass. All other glass to KJ.~10 g of fresh glass chunks and fragments.
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