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Repository: Scripps Institution of Oceanography
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Ship: Roger Revelle
Cruise: DRIFT (DRFT06RR)
Sample: DRFT06RR-091D
Device: dredge, rock
Latitude: -23.988 to -23.991
Longitude: -82.548 to -82.541
Water Depth(m): 2823 to 2523
Date: 20011117 to 20011117
PI: Naar, David
Storage: room temperature, dry
Province: seamount or seamount province
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Components: calcareous, shells
calcareous, coral
Lithology/Mineralogy: igneous (extrusive/volcanic), basalt, ol-pg phyric plagioclase + olivine
Weathering/Metamorphism: weathering - heavy, very
Glass/remarks:some samples exhibit fresh glass
Comments: 1 basalt sample MnO crust + several pieces coquina w/basalt frags. 3 groups. Group 1:heavily weathered ol-pl-phyric basalt, olivine completely altered to iddingsite, secondary calcite prisms in vugs, abundant basaltic lithic inclusions + glassy rind Group 2: coarse, loosely cemented coral-limestone-basalt conglomerate. Group 3: brown mud containing radiating prisms of Fe/Mn oxide. Shell/coral hash present.
Description: July 2011 updated description from Curator: chalk, mn crust, mn coated breccia, mn crust, hydrothermally altered mn crust
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More Information and how to cite the IMLGS: doi:10.7289/V5H41PB8.


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