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Ship: Moana Wave
Cruise: MW8518
Sample: MW8518 STA67 RD29
Device: dredge, rock
Latitude: -3.53333
Longitude: 149.56667
Water Depth(m): 2415 to 2220
Date: 19851230
Storage: room temperature, dry
Province: basin, small ocean

Manus Basin
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Comments: 50 kg of one rock type, pillows with varying amounts of glass crust and feldspar and hornblencle - phyric (?trachytes). One sample showing green staining or alteration - split and half taken by Ross Both. 6 pails.