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Index to Marine and Lacustrine Geological Samples (IMLGS)
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doi:10.7289/V5H41PB8


Repository: SOEST [Contact the Curator]
Ship: Melville
Cruise: BMRG06MV
Sample: BMRG06MV STA85 RD75
Device: dredge, rock
Latitude: -35.2825
Longitude: 78.595
Water Depth(m): 3338 to 3200
Date: 19960401
PI: Kevin Johnson
Storage: room temperature, dry
Province: rise or ridge, aseismic ocean

Southeast Indian Ridge; Sampling locale: extensional relay zone-Zeewolf FZ.
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Comments: Sample Type: Basalt. Mineralogy: sparse plagioclase. Weathering: Light to moderate. Glass condition: Some fresh glass and Mn/Fe oxide coatings. 1 bucket. 75-1 subsampled by DG. Probe glass taken from all samples. Glass for KJ from 75-1, 75-2, 75-4.Type 1 of this dredge. Lava pillow buds with sparse plagioclase.
2 :   
Comments: Sample Type: Basalt. Mineralogy: sparse plagioclase. Weathering: Light to moderate. Glass condition: Some fresh glass and Mn/Fe oxide coatings. 1 bucket. Probe glass taken. Remaining glass to KJ.Type 2 of this dredge. Sheet flow fragments with sparse plagioclase.
3 :   
Comments: Sample Type: Basalt. Mineralogy: aphyric. Weathering: Light to moderate. Glass condition: Some fresh glass and Mn/Fe oxide coatings. 1 bucket. Glass to KJ.Aphyric glass fragments from burlap bag.
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