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Ship: Moana Wave
Cruise: MW8518
Sample: MW8518 STA51 RD15
Device: dredge, rock
Latitude: -3.77617
Longitude: 151.95883
Water Depth(m): 2000
Date: 19851227
Storage: room temperature, dry
Province: basin, small ocean

Manus Basin. Samples 1 ,2, and two unnumbered samples available from this dredge.
1 :   
Comments: ~40 kg black lava with small phenocrysts of olivine and pyroxene (2-3 mm long), somewhat weathered. ~5 kg pumice (1 bucket). Mud in pipe dredge. 6 pails total