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Ship: Moana Wave
Cruise: MW8518
Sample: MW8518 STA71 RD33
Device: dredge, rock
Latitude: -3.53333
Longitude: 149.48333
Water Depth(m): 2115 to 2090
Date: 19851231
Storage: room temperature, dry
Province: basin, small ocean

Manus Basin
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Comments: 25 kg of lava, probably of three types: 1) Large vesicle lava, numerous vesicles up to 2 cm. 2) Vesicular lava, numerous vesicles. 3) Massive pillow fragments, no vesicles. All varieties have some glass. 4 pails.