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Ship: Moana Wave
Cruise: MW8518
Sample: MW8518 STA70 RD32
Device: dredge, rock
Latitude: -3.42783
Longitude: 149.00933
Water Depth(m): 2420 to 2300
Date: 19851231
Storage: room temperature, dry
Province: basin, small ocean

Manus Basin
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Comments: ~100 kg of very porphyritic pillow lavas; many contain feldspars up to 1.0 cm; weakly magnetic; glassy, smooth samples. 7 bags + 6 pails = 13 total.