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Red mud deposits

BRSMG-Cc6155

Holding institution:

Donor:

F G Pearcey

Licence:

Open Government Licence

Voyage:

HMS Challenger (1872-76)

Date Collected:

10 September 1873 - 10 September 1873

Form:

Sample

Type status:

No

Station:

122

Station/Area Information

Station:

122

Date collected:

10/09/1873

Area:

Off Perunambuco, Brazil

Water body:

Southwest Atlantic Ocean

FAO:

41

Depth (Fathoms):

350 fathoms

Decimal Latitude:

-9.08

Decimal Longitude:

-34.83

Surface Temperature:

77.5°F

Bottom Temperature:

0°F

Gear:

Trawl

Sediment sample:

Red clay

Notes:

Label reads: Washings of "Red Mud". Off Pernambuco South America. Depth 350 fathoms. Foraminifera sand with pteropods
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