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Repository: SOEST [Contact the Curator]
Ship: Melville
Cruise: BMRG06MV
Sample: BMRG06MV STA57 RD62
Device: dredge, rock
Latitude: -38.3875
Longitude: 78.535
Water Depth(m): 2140 to 2004
Date: 19960325
PI: Kevin Johnson
Storage: room temperature, dry
Province: rise or ridge, aseismic ocean

Southeast Indian Ridge; Sampling locale: small high in axial valley of segment I2.
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Weathering/Metamorphism: weathering - fresh
Comments: Sample Type: Aphyric basalt. Mineralogy: . Weathering: Fresh. Glass condition: Some fresh glass. 1 sample bag. glass recovered from dredge weight bag only. Probe glass taken. Remainder to KJ.~20 mg of glass fragments