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Balmoral Coal Member STRATNO: 1001
Current: Yes Rank: Member, phase Status: Formal State(s): NSW
Category: Unknown or process pending Usage: Briefly described Definition Card: No
Originator: Entry date: 01-JAN-88Last Update: 20-AUG-18
Replaced by: Previously known as:
Description: Coal, with two splits (lower is the "Balmoral" split and the upper is the "Savoy" split), intersplit sediments include sandstone, shale, and carbonaceous shale
Comments: Of Greta Coal Measures, Sydney Basin. Two splits (lower is the "Balmoral" split and the upper is the "Savoy" split).
Geological province: No province information available
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Unit Age Event: deposition
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Minimum age: Permian Ma: % from base of biozone: Age method:
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Maximum age: Permian Ma: % from base of biozone: Age method:

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First Reference:
REFID: 36940 Brownlow, J., 1980, Early Permian sediments in the Maules Creek district, New South Wales., Geological Society of Australia. Coal Geology Group. Journal, 2(4), p125-160

Use on maps:
REFID: 39346 Summerhayes, G., 1983, Muswellbrook, New South Wales, 1:25 000 geological map. Sheet 9033-11-N, 1st edition., Geological Survey of New South Wales, 1v


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REFID: 70791 Dawson, M. W. 2016 Cisuralian coals of the Mullaley Sub-basin, northern New South Wales Australian Journal of Earth Sciences 63/3 p275-294
Usage: Briefly described (p293 Fig.17) Min age from reference: Permian Max age from reference: Permian Comments: Muswellbrook area. , Skeletar Formation.
REFID: 23350 Boyd, R. , Leckie, D. 2000 Greta Coal Measures in the Muswellbrook Anticline area, New South Wales. Australian Journal of Earth Sciences 47(2) p259-279
Usage: Briefly described (263) Comments: See also Balmoral Coal - names used interchangeably in text.
REFID: 40331 Hamilton, D.S. 1986 Depositional systems and coal seam correlation in the Greta Coal Measures of the Muswellbrook region. Geological Society of Australia. Coal Geology Group. Journal 6 p1-18
Usage: Mentioned (p5) Comments: See also Fig.4
REFID: 39346 Summerhayes, G. 1983 Muswellbrook, New South Wales, 1:25 000 geological map. Sheet 9033-11-N, 1st edition. Geological Survey of New South Wales 1v
Usage: Mentioned (Map legend) Min age from reference: Permian Max age from reference: Permian Comments:
REFID: 37773 Moffitt, R.S. 1982 The 1980 east Muswellbrook coal drilling programme. Geological Survey of New South Wales. Quarterly Notes 47 p17-26
Usage: Mentioned (p19) Comments:
REFID: 36940 Brownlow, J. 1980 Early Permian sediments in the Maules Creek district, New South Wales. Geological Society of Australia. Coal Geology Group. Journal 2(4) p125-160
Usage: Mentioned (p141) Comments:

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