1) Sample oceanic basement west of margin-parallel peridotite ridge to characterize the chemistry and melting of the early formed oceanic crust.
Drilling Program: Wash down to within 100 m of basement and then RCB several tens of meters into basement or to bit destruction.
Logging And Downhole Operations: Triple combo, FMS.
Nature of Rock Anticipated: Nannofossil clay, clay, claystone, fine sand, silt, claystone turbidites, basalt.
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