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Middle River Coal Member STRATNO: 11801
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
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Description: A sequence of coal and argillaceous sedimentary rocks and oil shale; coal is basically dull with bright layers; sedimentary bands are thicker in upper parts of the unit.
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State Mine Creek Formation underlies Middle River Coal Member
Gap Sandstone underlies Middle River Coal Member
First 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: 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, p62.) Min age from reference: Late Permian Max age from reference: Late Permian Comments: Western Coalfield. , Unit in Farmers Creek Formation. , Overlies State Mine Creek Formation and Gap Sandstone. , A sequence of coal and argillaceous sedimentary rocks and oil shale; coal is basically dull with bright layers; sedimentary bands are thicker in upper parts of the unit.
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: Briefly described (p84) Comments: of Farmers Creek Formation.
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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