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Project Acronym: DFDP | State: Completed | Expedition ID: 5052

ins.: 2014-12-01 00:00; ( Age: 9 yrs )
By: Scientists
Category: DFDP_
DFDP_

DFDP: 2014-12-01

We continue to drill. We started today at just past ...
We are lucky that Professor Alan Cooper, expert in mineralogy and microstructure of the mylonites, joined the team this week.

We continue to drill. We started today at just past 700m and have now reached 717m at 08:20am. The microstructures of the cuttings indicate the sequence is becoming progressively more mylonitic, which we expect as we approach the fault. We're now trying to decide when it is best to switch to coring.