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Repository: SOEST [Contact the Curator]
Ship: Melville
Cruise: BMRG06MV
Sample: BMRG06MV STA89 RD78
Device: dredge, rock
Latitude: -33.90583
Longitude: 77.53533
Water Depth(m): 3490 to 3757
Date: 19960404
PI: Kevin Johnson
Storage: room temperature, dry
Province: rise or ridge, aseismic ocean

Southeast Indian Ridge; Sampling locale: ridge in axial valley northern end of segment G.
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Weathering/Metamorphism: weathering - fresh
Comments: Sample Type: Aphyric basalt. Mineralogy: . Weathering: Fresh. Glass condition: >50% fresh glassProbe glass taken - remainder to KJ.Dredge fouled - approximately 4 gm of aphyric rock and glass fragments recovered from burlap and net bags.