|Repository:||University of Hawaii at Manoa
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|Sample:||MW8518 STA55 RD19|
|Water Depth(m):||2635 to 2625|
|Storage:||room temperature, dry|
|Province:||basin, small ocean|
Manus Basin. Samples 2,3,4 and one unnumbered sample available from this dredge.
|Comments:||~35 kg of glassy, vesicular lavas; poryphyritic. 1 massive, vesicular lava with hydrothermal staining & small glass patches. Group of sheet flows - lot of fresh glass; striated textured surface. 2 bulbous lavas. Few small fragments with ropey texture. All have very fresh-looking glass! 3 samples (sheet flow types) with thin glass -- palagonitization, manganese coating - porphyritic. 6 mudstones: brecciated + finegrained (+ small bits) - brown/tan & gray ones!|