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Lithgow Coal STRATNO: 10470
Current: Yes Rank: Formation, beds Status: Formal State(s): NSW
Category: Variation of published name Usage: Defined Definition Card: Yes (View definition data)
Originator: Bembrick, C.S., Robertson Research (Australia) Pty Ltd Entry date: 01-JAN-88Last Update: 20-AUG-18
Replaced by: Previously known as: Lithgow coal
Description: Dull coal with minor bright layers; a few thin carbonaceous or tuffaceous claystone layers in the upper half.
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Geological province: No province information available
Type state: NSWReference section type:
Maximum thickness: 9mMinimum thickness:
Unit Age Event: deposition
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Minimum age: Late Permian Ma: % from base of biozone: Age method:
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Maximum age: Late Permian Ma: % from base of biozone: Age method:

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First Reference:
REFID: 38603 McMinn, A., 1982, Late Permian acritarchs from the northern Sydney Basin., Royal Society of New South Wales. Journal and Proceedings, 115(3/4), p79-86

Definition Reference:
REFID: 40806 Standing Committee Coalfield Geol. NSW, 1986, Stratigraphic subdivision of the Illawarra Coal Measures in the Western Coalfield., Geological Survey of New South Wales, Records, 22(1), p145-158

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REFID: 40806 Standing Committee Coalfield Geol. NSW 1986 Stratigraphic subdivision of the Illawarra Coal Measures in the Western Coalfield. Geological Survey of New South Wales, Records 22(1) p145-158
Usage: Defined (p152) Min age from reference: Permian Max age from reference: Permian Comments: Prob. Permian
REFID: 42657 Yoo, E.K. 1993 Stratigraphic and coal seam correlations of the Illawarra Coal Measures in the Ulan and Bylong areas, Western Coalfield, Sydney Basin, New South Wales Royal Society of New South Wales. Journal and Proceedings 126(1/2) p73-86
Usage: Described (p75) Comments:
REFID: 39232 Bembrick, C.S. 1983 Stratigraphy and sedimentation of the Late Permian Illawarra Coal Measures in the Western Coalfield, Sydney Basin, New South Wales. Royal Society of New South Wales. Journal and Proceedings 116(3/4) p105-117
Usage: Described (p108) Comments:
REFID: 68004 Hill, M. , McEvilly, R. , Watkins, J. 2002 Mineral and petroleum resources and potential: NSW Western Regional Assessments: Brigalow Belt South Bioregion (Stage 2) Geological Survey of New South Wales WRA / 20 235pp
Usage: Briefly described (p60 Table 6.) Min age from reference: Late Permian Max age from reference: Late Permian Comments: Western Coalfield. Crops out persistently throughout the region. , Unit in Cullen Bullen Subgroup. , Overlies Marrangaroo Formation. Is overlain by Blackmans Flat Formation. , Dull coal with minor bright layers; a few thin carbonaceous or tuffaceous claystone layers in the upper half.
REFID: 22857 Scheibner, E. , Basden, H. (ed.) 1998 Geology of New South Wales - Synthesis. Volume 2 Geological Evolution. Geological Survey of New South Wales. Memoir (Geology) 13(2) 666pp
Usage: Briefly described (p528App.1 Tb.A1.9) Min age from reference: Late Permian Max age from reference: Late Permian Comments: Of the Cullen Bullen Subgroup (Illawarra Coal Measures). Max. thickness: 5m. Geological Province: Sydney Basin. See also p526 App.1 Tb.A1.9.
REFID: 68003 Barnes, R. , Dawson, M. , Spiller, F. 2002 Geology - Integration and upgrade: NSW Western Regional Assessments: Brigalow Belt South Bioregion (Stage 2). A project undertaken for the Resource and Conservation Assessment Council; NSW Western regional assessments Geological Survey of New South Wales WRA / 19 157pp
Usage: Mentioned (p41.) Min age from reference: Late Permian Max age from reference: Late Permian Comments: Western Coalfield, Sydney Basin.
REFID: 43146 Dove, A. , Lee, G. 1994 Breccia filled Diatreme in Permian Illawarra Coal Measures and Triassic Strata,Kandos,New South Wales Royal Society of New South Wales. Journal and Proceedings 127 (1-2) 39-45
Usage: Mentioned (Fig.2 p41) Comments: of Illawarra Coal Measures.
REFID: 41226 Hunt, J.W. 1987 Sulphur in the Permian coals of eastern Australia: variation and geological control. Geological Society of Australia. Coal Geology Group. Journal 7 p11-32
Usage: Mentioned (Fig.13) Comments:
REFID: 40824 Greenhalgh, S.A. , Emerson, D.W. 1986 Elastic properties of coal measure rocks from the Sydney Basin, New South Wales. Exploration Geophysics 17(3) p157-163
Usage: Mentioned (Table 1) Comments:
REFID: 40321 Brakel, A.T. 1986 Global sea-level change as a method of correlating the Late Permian coal measures in the Sydney, Gunnedah, and Bowen Basins, eastern Australia. BMR Journal of Australian Geology and Geophysics 10(1) p17-22
Usage: Mentioned (p19) Comments:
REFID: 40332 Martin, D.J. 1986 Sedimentary depositional environments and some igneous intrusions in the Sydney-Gunnedah Basin. Geological Society of Australia. Coal Geology Group. Journal 6 p19-25
Usage: Mentioned (p23) Comments:
REFID: 40275 Hunt, J.W. , Botz, R.W. 1986 Technical note - outbursts in Australian coal mines: a petrographic factor. AIMM. Bulletin and Proceedings 291(1) p59-63
Usage: Mentioned (p62) Comments:
REFID: 40256 McMinn, A. 1985 Palynostratigraphy of the Middle Permian coal sequences of the Sydney Basin. Australian Journal of Earth Sciences 32(3) p301-309
Usage: Mentioned (p305) Comments:
REFID: 38614 Beckett, J. , Hamilton, D.S. , Weber, C.R. 1983 Permian and Triassic stratigraphy and sedimentation in the Gunnedah-Narrabri-Coonabarabran region. Geological Survey of New South Wales. Quarterly Notes 51 p1-16
Usage: Mentioned (p9) Comments:
REFID: 38603 McMinn, A. 1982 Late Permian acritarchs from the northern Sydney Basin. Royal Society of New South Wales. Journal and Proceedings 115(3/4) p79-86
Usage: Mentioned (p83) Comments:

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