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Ship: Moana Wave
Cruise: MW8518
Sample: MW8518 STA53 RD17
Device: dredge, rock
Latitude: -3.73333
Longitude: 151.61667
Water Depth(m): 2000
Date: 19851227
Storage: room temperature, dry
Province: basin, small ocean

Manus Basin. Samples 1,3.4 and two unnumbered samples available from this dredge.
1 :   
Comments: ~40 kg of lava. Uniform type, vesicles sometimes 1 1/2 - 2 cm, often elongate. Aphanitic with glassy crust. 4 pails + 1 bag (17-11) = 5 total.