TO: Tom Davies

FM: Jay Miller


JA Daily Science Report for Expedition 304, 27 November 2004.


LOCATION:  Site U1309 (prospectus site AMFW-01A)

Latitude: 30° 10.1086'N     Longitude: 42° 07.1115'W    
Water depth: 1642 mbsl


SCIENCE UPDATE: Cores 304-U1309B-5R to -8R (29.5-47.5 mbsf, 38% recovery, average 30% recovery for hole) are moderately to pervasively altered plagioclase-phyric diabase with sporadic, thin brecciated intervals, yielding with depth to a brecciated gabbroic rock and medium-grained gabbro.