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Repository: SOEST [Contact the Curator]
Ship: Melville
Cruise: BMRG06MV
Sample: BMRG06MV STA47 RD57
Device: dredge, rock
Latitude: -38.96967
Longitude: 77.7115
Water Depth(m): 145 to 80
Date: 19960321
PI: Kevin Johnson
Storage: room temperature, dry
Province: rise or ridge, aseismic ocean

Southeast Indian Ridge; Sampling locale: summit of St. Pierre seamount.
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Weathering/Metamorphism: weathering - heavy
Comments: Sample Type: Basalt. Mineralogy: . Weathering: Heavy. Glass condition: No glassNo glass available. Piece cut for thin section. Whole rock subsamples to KN and DG. Remaining sample in buckets. Only sample from this dredgea single ~ 50 kg rounded (beach) boulder