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Repository: SOEST [Contact the Curator]
Ship: Melville
Cruise: BMRG06MV
Sample: BMRG06MV STA77 RD72
Device: dredge, rock
Latitude: -36.34367
Longitude: 79.1225
Water Depth(m): 2930 to 1800
Date: 19960331
PI: Kevin Johnson
Storage: room temperature, dry
Province: rise or ridge, aseismic ocean

Southeast Indian Ridge; Sampling locale: wall of axial low at southern tip of segment H.
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Weathering/Metamorphism: weathering - light
Comments: Sample Type: Basalt. Mineralogy: . Weathering: Light. Glass condition: Some fresh glassProbe glass taken.Approximately 20 mg of aphyric glass and lithic fragments taken from the burlap weight bag.