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Ship: Moana Wave
Cruise: MW8518
Sample: MW8518 STA80 RD38
Device: dredge, rock
Latitude: -3.33567
Longitude: 150.077
Water Depth(m): 2230 to 2200
Date: 19860102
Storage: room temperature, dry
Province: basin, small ocean

Manus Basin
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Comments: ~70 kg of glassy lavas of 2 types. 1) Glassy sheet lavas: smooth, bulbous glass; plagioclase -phyric lavas; not vesicular except for a few irregular ones and/or concentrated in a layer. 2) Older pillow lavas: some glass; more weathering/Mn-coating; some vesicles; pipe vesicles. 7 pails.