|Repository:||University of Hawaii at Manoa
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|Sample:||MW8518 STA52 RD16|
|Water Depth(m):||2070 to 2000|
|Storage:||room temperature, dry|
|Province:||basin, small ocean|
Manus Basin. Samples 1,2,3,4 and 6 available from this dredge.
|Comments:||~55 kg total lava; 3 subdivisions as follows: 1) Glassy vesicular sheet flows - some have nice ropey texture; some hydrothermal alteration & palagonitization; no obvious phenocrysts. 2) Non-glassy, massive lavas - vesicular but micro-sized <0.1 cm; hydrothermal staining; possible olivine phenocrysts (rare). 3) Vesicular pillows - large, irregularly-shaped vesicles; no apparent phenocrysts; hydrothermal staining; some glass patches. 6 pails total. NOTE: Glasses present are extremely fresh!|