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Ship: Moana Wave
Cruise: MW8702
Sample: MW8702 STA22 RD19
Device: dredge, rock
Latitude: -3.36117
Longitude: 155.67
Water Depth(m): 1450
Date: 19870220
Storage: room temperature, dry

South Line Islands
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Comments: 5 rocks recovered after a series of long hard bites. 3 rocks were fully Fe-Mn crust covered which upon slicing *** saw revealed crusts of 2-5 cm on hyaloclastite substrates. 1 boulder was Fe-Mn stain on weathered hyaloclastite and 1 rock consisted of hyaloclastite conglamerate with veins of Fe-Mn in cracks. Total weight of rocks ~45 lbs. all taken as hand specimens.