TO: Tom Davies
FM: Jay Miller

JA Daily Science Report for Expedition 304, 23 December 2004.

LOCATION:  Site U1309 (prospectus site AMFW-01A)
Hole U1309D
Latitude: 30° 10.1195'N     Longitude: 42° 07.1311'W
Water depth: 1645 mbsl

SCIENCE UPDATE: Cores U1309D 25R to- 32R (142.7 to 181.1 mbsf, 69% recovery, 54% average recovery for hole) are moderately altered olivine-bearing gabbro, with rare intervals of orthopyroxene-bearing gabbro, troctolite, and serpentinized peridotite.