World Data Service for Geophysics

Index to Marine and Lacustrine Geological Samples (IMLGS)
an international partnership


Repository: SOEST [Contact the Curator]
Ship: Moana Wave
Cruise: MW8518
Sample: MW8518 STA64 RD27
Device: dredge, rock
Latitude: -3.522
Longitude: 149.6935
Water Depth(m): 2535
Date: 19851229
Storage: room temperature, dry
Province: basin, small ocean

Manus Basin
1 :   
Comments: 1 glassy pillow (bud?) fragment of amphibole - feldspar - phyric felsic rock (trachyte?); sample #5. + lots of glass fragments in dredge; sample #4. + lots of glass fragments in pipe dredge; sample #3. All the above very fresh and friable. + mudstone(s) and claystone(s); sample #1-2. Total wt = 1 kg. Igneous rocks bagged and put in pail with pail #1 of RD26.