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Globigerina limestone deposit

BRSMG-Cc6099

Holding institution:

Donor:

F G Pearcey

Licence:

Open Government Licence

Voyage:

HMS Challenger (1872-76)

Date Collected:

24 September 1874 - 29 September 1874

Form:

Sample

Type status:

No

Station/Area Information

Date collected:

24 September 1874 - 29 September 1874

Area:

Off Kai Island, Maluku, Indonesia

Water body:

Arafura Sea

Depth (Fathoms):

140-2800 fathoms

Notes:

Label reads: Globigerina limestone. (Solidified globigerina ooze). Off Ki Islands. S Pacific 294 fathoms. Label on small vial in box: Globigerina ooze. Slightly washed, taken in the locality where glob limestone was dredged. Ki islands 290 fthms.
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