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doi:10.7289/V5H41PB8


Repository: SOEST [Contact the Curator]
Ship: Moana Wave
Cruise: MW8518
Sample: MW8518 STA50 RD14
Device: dredge, rock
Latitude: -3.7155
Longitude: 152.17467
Water Depth(m): 1950 to 1750
Date: 19851227
IGSN: UHMHAP1TS
Storage: room temperature, dry
Province: basin, small ocean

Manus Basin. Samples 1 and 4, two unnumbered samples and pumice are available from this dredge.
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Comments: ~40 kg black, vesicular, aphyric glassy lava fragments. Some variation in vesicularity, vesicle size, glass rind thickness. Not obvious pillow forms but rather slabby fragments with well-preserved flow surfaces. 2 pieces of pumice. 3 pieces of hyaloclastic breccia (Gone to ANU withKeith, sample #s 1-3). Mud in pipe dredge. 5 pails (1 sample #4; 1 14-5, 7, 8, 9, 11; 1 14-6, 10, 12 + rest of 4; 2 unnumbered samples).
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