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Ship: Moana Wave
Cruise: MW8518
Sample: MW8518 STA94 RD46
Device: dredge, rock
Latitude: -3.05
Longitude: 150.5
Water Depth(m): 2560 to 2510
Date: 19860104
Storage: room temperature, dry
Province: basin, small ocean

Manus Basin
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Comments: ~50 kg lava, of two types and probably also two ages: 1) Young, fresh small pillows and sheet flows with unaltered glass crusts. 2) Generally large blocks, altered with glass or some samples that is covered with Mn oxide. Lots of mud and mudstone. 2 pails + 2 bags.