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Ship: Moana Wave
Cruise: MW8518
Sample: MW8518 STA68 RD30
Device: dredge, rock
Latitude: -3.53333
Longitude: 149.4
Water Depth(m): 1975 to 1885
Date: 19851230
Storage: room temperature, dry
Province: basin, small ocean

Manus Basin
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Comments: 80 kg of rock. Three types: 1) Large to very large fragments of very large vesicle lava. 2) Generally small fragments of highly vesicular (small vesicles) lava. 3) One fragment of trachyte pillow similar to previous dredges.