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Lamington Volcanics STRATNO: 10120
Current: Yes Rank: Group, Suite Status: Formal State(s): NSW , QLD
Category: Unknown or process pending Usage: Described Definition Card: No
Originator: Entry date: 01-JAN-88 Last Update: 07-JUN-13
Replaced by: Previously known as: Lamington Group
Description: Basalt, sub-alkali basalt with members of rhyolite, trachyte, tuff, agglomerate, conglomerate and andesite
Comments: See also Lamington Group (Fully Desc.) - the preferred name in NSW [Aug-2012] and Qld [2012 State map]. Probably supersedes MacPherson Volcanics. Lamington Volcanics used in Geology of Queensland 2013, p595.
Geological province: No province information available
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Unit Age Event: eruption
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Minimum age: Early Miocene Ma: 17 % from base of biozone: Age method:
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Maximum age: Early Miocene Ma: 22 % from base of biozone: Age method:

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First Reference:
REFID: 43881 McElroy, C.T., 1962, The geology of the Clarence-Moreton Basin., Geological Survey of New South Wales. Memoir (Geology), 9, p1-172 + Maps

Use on maps:
REFID: 29995 Brunker, R.L., Tweedale, G., 1972, Tweed Heads, New South Wales, 1:250 000 geological series map. Sheet SH/56-03, 1st edition., Geological Survey of New South Wales, 1v
REFID: 32492 Olgers, F., 1972, Warwick, Queensland and New South Wales, 1:250 000 geological series map. Sheet SH 56-02, 1st edition., Bureau of Mineral Resources, Australia, 1v, Map
REFID: 32671 Pogson, D.J., 1972, Geological map of New South Wales, scale 1:1 000 000., Geological Survey of New South Wales, 1v
REFID: 33766 Thomson, J., 1973, Drake, New South Wales, Australia 1:100 000 geological series map. Sheet 9340, 1st edition., Geological Survey of New South Wales, 1v, Map
REFID: 43150 Wells, A.T., O'Brien, P.E., Brown, T.W., Corbett, P.J., 1994, Geology of the Clarence-Moreton Basin (1:500 000 scale map) - First edition, Australian Geological Survey Organisation, 1v, Map
REFID: 60079 Barnes, R.G, Willis, I.L., 1989, Preliminary geological plan of the 1:250 000 Grafton-Maclean sheet area (Plan Number 18345) -SH 56-6, SH 56-7, New South Wales Geological Survey - Report, GS1989/117 (unpubl.), Map


Full Bibliographic Details (ordered by usage, publication year)

REFID: 33476 Thomson, J. 1976 Geology of the Drake 1:100 000 sheet, 9340. Geological Survey of New South Wales 1v
Usage: Described (p106) Comments:
REFID: 48917 Exon, N.F. , Reiser, R.F. , Casey, D.J. , Brunker, R.L. 1974 The post-Palaeozoic rocks of the Warwick 1:250 000 Sheet area, Queensland and New South Wales. Bureau of Mineral Resources, Australia, Report 140
Usage: Described (p38) Comments: See also P33. Stratigraphic table
REFID: 65003 Lam, J.S. , Hodgkinson, J. 2008 A summary of company exploration results for minerals, coal and coal seam gas in the Chinchilla 1:250 000 (SG56-9) sheet area, south-east Queensland Queensland Geological Record 2008/03 76p
Usage: Briefly described (p7) Max age from reference: Tertiary Comments: Of Clarence-Moreton Basin.
REFID: 23888 Boyd, W.E. , Bush, R.T. , Clark, M.W. , Smith, J.V. , Sullivan, L.A. 2001 Chapter 22 - Contribution of geological process studies to environmental management: case studies from northeast New South Wales and southeast Queensland IN Gostin, V.A. ed., 'Gondwana to Greenhouse: Australian Environmental Geoscience' Geological Society of Australia. Special Publication 21 p257-265
Usage: Briefly described (p262) Min age from reference: Tertiary Max age from reference: Tertiary Comments:
REFID: 24299 Morand, D.T. 1996 Soil Landscapes of the Murwillumbah - Tweed Heads 1:100 000 Sheet Department of Land and Water Conservation. Report. 247p
Usage: Briefly described (p4) Min age from reference: Tertiary Max age from reference: Tertiary Comments:
REFID: 22582 Smith, J.V. , Houston, E.C. 1995 Structure of lava flows of the Nimbin Rhyolite, northeast New South Wales. Australian Journal of Earth Sciences 42(1) p69-74
Usage: Briefly described (p69) Max age from reference: Early Miocene Comments:
REFID: 43150 Wells, A.T. , O'Brien, P.E. , Brown, T.W. , Corbett, P.J. 1994 Geology of the Clarence-Moreton Basin (1:500 000 scale map) - First edition Australian Geological Survey Organisation 1v Map
Usage: Briefly described (Map Legend) Max age from reference: Tertiary Comments:
REFID: 60079 Barnes, R.G , Willis, I.L. 1989 Preliminary geological plan of the 1:250 000 Grafton-Maclean sheet area (Plan Number 18345) -SH 56-6, SH 56-7 New South Wales Geological Survey - Report GS1989/117 (unpubl.) Map
Usage: Briefly described (Map Legend) Min age from reference: Tertiary Max age from reference: Tertiary Comments: Includes: Lismore Basalt.
REFID: 35042 Simpson, B.R. 1976 Expanded aggregate, raw materials,(vermiculite, perlite, bloating clay, shale) - Queensland in Knight C.L.(ed) - Economic geology of Australia and Papua New Guinea - 4. Industrial minerals and rocks. AusIMM. Monograph Series 8 p129-130
Usage: Briefly described (p129) Comments:
REFID: 61310 New South Wales Department of Mineral Resources 1995 Clarence-Moreton Basin IN Stewart, R. and Adler, D. (eds.) "New South Wales Wales Petroleum Potential" - Bulletin New South Wales. Department of Mineral Resources. Coal and Petroleum Geology Branch. Bulletin 1 p5-36
Usage: Mentioned (p22) Min age from reference: Tertiary Max age from reference: Tertiary Comments:
REFID: 40896 Ewart, A. , Stevens, N.C. , Ross, J.A. 1987 The Tweed and Focal Peak shield volcanoes, southeast Queensland and northeast New South Wales. University of Queensland Department of Geology. Papers 11(4) 82p
Usage: Mentioned (p5) Comments:
REFID: 40328 Pickett, J. 1982 The Silurian System in New South Wales. Geological Survey of New South Wales. Bulletin 29
Usage: Mentioned (p195) Comments:
REFID: 36806 Ewart, A. , Baxter, K. , Ross, J.A. 1980 The petrology and petrogenesis of the Tertiary anorogenic mafic lavas of southern and central Queensland, Australia - Possible implications for crustal thickening. Contributions to Mineralogy and Petrology 75(2) p129-152
Usage: Mentioned (p131) Comments:
REFID: 30604 Duggan, M.B. , Mason, D.R. 1978 Stratigraphy of the Lamington Volcanics in far northeastern New South Wales. Geological Society of Australia. Journal 25(2) p65-73
Usage: Mentioned (p65) Comments:
REFID: 35045 Herbert, C. 1976 Diatomite - New South Wales in Knight C.L.(ed) - Economic geology of Australia and Papua New Guinea - 4. Industrial minerals and rocks. AusIMM. Monograph Series 8 p110-111
Usage: Mentioned (p110) Comments:
REFID: 35050 Herbert, C. 1976 Expanded aggregate, raw materials (perlite, vermiculite) - New South Wales IN Knight C.L.(ed) - Economic geology of Australia and Papua New Guinea - 4. Industrial minerals and rocks. AusIMM. Monograph Series 8 p130-131
Usage: Mentioned (p130) Comments:
REFID: 30131 Chesnut, W.S. 1975 Geology, extractive resources, engineering geology, and mining factors influencing town planning in Tweed Shire. Geological Survey of New South Wales, Records 17(1) p5-39
Usage: Mentioned (p8) Comments: See also P11. Lithology
REFID: 32491 Olgers, F. 1974 Warwick, Queensland and New South Wales, 1:250 000 geological series explanatory notes. Sheet SH 56-02. Bureau of Mineral Resources, Australia 1v 43pp
Usage: Mentioned (p22) Comments:
REFID: 33766 Thomson, J. 1973 Drake, New South Wales, Australia 1:100 000 geological series map. Sheet 9340, 1st edition. Geological Survey of New South Wales 1v Map
Usage: Mentioned (Map legend) Min age from reference: Tertiary Max age from reference: Tertiary Comments:
REFID: 32671 Pogson, D.J. 1972 Geological map of New South Wales, scale 1:1 000 000. Geological Survey of New South Wales 1v
Usage: Mentioned (Map legend) Min age from reference: Tertiary Max age from reference: Tertiary Comments:
REFID: 29995 Brunker, R.L. , Tweedale, G. 1972 Tweed Heads, New South Wales, 1:250 000 geological series map. Sheet SH/56-03, 1st edition. Geological Survey of New South Wales 1v
Usage: Mentioned (Map legend) Min age from reference: Tertiary Max age from reference: Tertiary Comments:
REFID: 32492 Olgers, F. 1972 Warwick, Queensland and New South Wales, 1:250 000 geological series map. Sheet SH 56-02, 1st edition. Bureau of Mineral Resources, Australia 1v Map
Usage: Mentioned (Map legend) Min age from reference: Miocene Max age from reference: Miocene Comments:
REFID: 35296 Dickson, T.W. 1968 Perlite. Mineral Industry of New South Wales 31
Usage: Mentioned (p12) Comments: Statigraphy.
REFID: 44783 Stevens, N.C. 1965 Geological excursions in south-east Queensland. University of Queensland Press
Usage: Not recorded (p2) Comments:
REFID: 43881 McElroy, C.T. 1962 The geology of the Clarence-Moreton Basin. Geological Survey of New South Wales. Memoir (Geology) 9 p1-172 + Maps
Usage: Not recorded (p53) Max age from reference: Tertiary Comments: Equivalent to MacPherson Volcanics. Probably Eocene-Oligocene
REFID: 44781 Stephenson, P.J. , Stevens, N.C. , Tweedale, G.W. 1960 Lower Cainozoic. Igneous rocks. IN The Geology of Queensland Geological Society of Australia. Journal 7 p355-369
Usage: Not recorded (p355) Comments:

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