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doi:10.7289/V5H41PB8


Repository: SOEST [Contact the Curator]
Ship: Moana Wave
Cruise: MW8518
Sample: MW8518 STA58 RD22
Device: dredge, rock
Latitude: -3.88333
Longitude: 150.41667
Water Depth(m): 2530
Date: 19851228
IGSN: UHMHAP1U0
Storage: room temperature, dry
Province: basin, small ocean

Manus Basin
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Comments: 11 rocks = 15 kg lava fragments of possible 3 types. 1. Strongly vesicular, weakly plag -phyric, locally red & yellow stained pillow fragments with glassy rinds up to 5 mm thick (4 pieces). 2. Slightly vesicular, possibly olivine -phyric, pieces of small pillows with 5 mm thick, locally spherulitic glassy rims (2 pieces). 3. Thin sheet forms (collapsed lobate pillows?) fragments of plagioclose -phyric, almost non vesicular lava (5 pieces). 1 pail only.
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