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Ship: Moana Wave
Cruise: MW8701
Sample: MW8701 STA05 RD05
Device: dredge, rock
Latitude: -16.81833
Longitude: 174.07467
Water Depth(m): 2975
Date: 19870122
Storage: room temperature, dry
Province: basin, small ocean

North Fiji Basin
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Comments: recovery ?100 lbs of rock, 8 numbered samples, 1 bag of unsampled rock, 8 oz of glass from pipe dredge. Sample 1 - pillow frag; 0-4 mm glass; abundant pc, ol; pc xtals in glass, medium grained, minor vesicles, minor alteration Mn Fe. Sample 2,3,4,5,6 - pillow frags; 0-5 mm glass; pc phyric; pc xtals in glass, fine grained, sparse vesicles, very minor alteration material Mn Fe. (#2 may have minor ol). Sample 7,8 - pillow or flow fragments; 0-2 mm glass; pc xtals in glass; pc phyric rock, minor vesicles, minor alteration products; Mn Fe palagonite. Sample 9p - glass chips from pipe dredge.