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Repository: SOEST [Contact the Curator]
Ship: Moana Wave
Cruise: MW8702
Sample: MW8702 STA24 RD24
Device: dredge, rock
Latitude: -1.29983
Longitude: 155.75083
Water Depth(m): 2450
Date: 19870224
Storage: room temperature, dry

South Line Islands
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Comments: ~400 lbs of rocks of which all basalts, hyaloclastites and loose rocks with little or no Fe-Mn crusts (less than 1 cm) were placed in 6 (six) dredge haul bags for archive storage. ~100 lbs of basalts and hyaloclastites fragments which contained significant Fe Mn crust coverage - Upon saving of selected samples crust thicknesses appeared from 1 cm to a maximum of 6 cm on varied substrates.