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Ship: Moana Wave
Cruise: MW8518
Sample: MW8518 STA83 RD40
Device: dredge, rock
Latitude: -3.25433
Longitude: 150.103
Water Depth(m): 2310 to 2300
Date: 19860102
Storage: room temperature, dry
Province: basin, small ocean

Manus Basin
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Comments: ~2 kg of black lava, thin sheets with glass crusts. One sample (unlabelled) blocky with no glass. Probably all same type. 1 pail. ~1 kg bioturbated olive green silky mudstone. Brown mud in pipe dredge.