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Basin Creek Formation STRATNO: 1237
Current: Yes Rank: Formation, beds Status: Formal State(s): NSW
Category: Other new published name Usage: Described Definition Card: No
Originator: Entry date: 01-JAN-88 Last Update: 11-JUL-12
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Description: Lithic sandstone, claystone, siltstone, pebble conglomerate, coal.
Comments: See also other use of "Basin Creek Formation" in QLD.
Geological province: No province information available
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Minimum age: Middle Triassic Ma: % from base of biozone: Age method:
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Maximum age: Middle Triassic Ma: % from base of biozone: Age method:

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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

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REFID: 34340 McElroy, C.T. 1969 The Clarence-Moreton Basin in New South Wales. IN Packham G.H.(ed) - The geology of New South Wales. Geological Society of Australia. Journal 16(1) p457-479
Usage: Described (p462) Comments: Triassic.
REFID: 64298 Holmes, W.B.K. , Anderson, H.M. 2008 The Middle Triassic Megafossil Flora of the Basin Creek Formation, Nymboida Coal Measures, New South Wales, Australia. Part 7. Cycadophyta Proceedings of the Linnean Society of New South Wales 129 p113-149
Usage: Briefly described (p113, p115, p116) Min age from reference: Middle Triassic Max age from reference: Middle Triassic Comments: Geological Province: Nymboida Sub-basin.
REFID: 63117 Holmes, W.B.K. , Anderson, H.M. 2007 The Middle Triassic Megafossil Flora of Basin Creek Formation, Nymboida Coal Measures, New South Wales, Australia. Part 6. Ginkgophyta Proceedings of the Linnean Society of New South Wales 128 p155-200
Usage: Briefly described (p156, p157) Min age from reference: Middle Triassic Max age from reference: Middle Triassic Comments:
REFID: 23812 Henley, H.F. , Brown, R.E. , Brownlow, J.W. , Barnes, R.G. , Stroud, W.J. 2001 Grafton-Maclean 1:250 000 Metallogenic Map SH/56-6 and SH/56-7: Metallogenic Study and Mineral Deposit Data Sheets Geological Survey of New South Wales, Sydney 1v 292pp
Usage: Briefly described (p147) Comments: Of Nymboida Coal Measures. Geological Province: Clarence-Moreton Basin.
REFID: 24237 New South Wales. Dept. Mineral Resources 2001 Offshore Clarence-Moreton: An Overlooked Basin with Petroleum Potential? IN "Exploration NSW" PESA News. Supplement 1v p5-7
Usage: Briefly described (p6 Fig.2) Min age from reference: Middle Triassic Max age from reference: Middle Triassic Comments: Geological Province: Clarence-Moreton Basin.
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: Briefly described (Table C1 (p22-23)) Min age from reference: Middle Triassic Max age from reference: Middle Triassic Comments: Of the Nymboida Coal Measures. Includes Georges Knob Conglomerate Member. Lithic sandstone, claystone, siltstone, pebble conglomerate, coal. Geological Province: Clarence-Moreton Basin.
REFID: 42719 Henley, H.F. 1993 Mineral Deposits of the Newton Boyd and Grafton 1:100 000 sheet areas. Geological Survey of New South Wales. Quarterly Notes 90 p5-17
Usage: Briefly described (p15) Comments:
REFID: 41059 Holmes, W.B.K. 1987 New corystosperm ovulate fructifications from the Middle Triassic of eastern Australia. Alcheringa 11(2) p165-173
Usage: Mentioned (p170) Comments:
REFID: 37757 Holmes, W.B.K. 1982 The Middle Triassic flora from Benolong, near Dubbo, central-western New South Wales. Alcheringa 6(1) p1-33
Usage: Mentioned (p3) Comments:
REFID: 38304 Holmes, W.B.K. 1982 Three new thalloid fossils from the Middle Triassic of eastern Australia. Royal Society of Queensland. Proceedings 93 p83-88
Usage: Mentioned (p83) Comments:
REFID: 37755 Webb, J.A. 1982 Triassic species of Dictyophyllum from eastern Australia. Alcheringa 6(2) p79-91
Usage: Mentioned (p79) Comments:
REFID: 35647 Holmes, W.B.K. , Ash, S.R. 1979 An Early Triassic megafossil flora from The Lorne Basin, New South Wales. Proceedings of the Linnean Society of New South Wales 103(1) p47-70
Usage: Mentioned (p51) Comments:
REFID: 29869 Bourke, D.J. , Gould, R.E. , Helby, R. , Morgan, R. , Retallack, G.J. 1977 Floral evidence for a Middle Triassic age of the Gunnee Beds and Gragin Conglomerate, near Delungra, New South Wales. Royal Society of New South Wales. Journal and Proceedings 110(1/2) p33-40
Usage: Mentioned (p37) Comments:
REFID: 32803 Retallack, G. , Gould, R.E. , Runnegar, B. 1977 Isotopic dating of a Middle Triassic megafossil flora from near Nymboida, northeastern New South Wales. La Trobe University. Department of Geology. Unpublished 1v p77-113
Usage: Mentioned (Fig. 1) Comments:
REFID: 32801 Retallack, G.J. 1977 Reconstructing Triassic vegetation of eastern Australasia: a new approach for the biostratigraphy of Gondwanaland. Alcheringa 1(3) p247-278
Usage: Mentioned (p258) Comments:
REFID: 30784 Flint, J.C.E. , Gould, R.E. 1975 A note on the fossil megafloras of the Nymboida and the Red Cliff Coal Measures, Southern Clarence-Moreton Basin, N.S.W. Royal Society of New South Wales. Journal and Proceedings 108(1/2) p70-74
Usage: Mentioned (p70) Comments:
REFID: 37112 McElroy, C.T. 1975 Nymboida Coal-Field, N.S.W. In Traves D.M. and King D.(Eds) - Economic geology of Australia and Papua New Guinea - 2.Coal. AusIMM. Monograph Series 6 p298-299
Usage: Mentioned (p298) 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 (p6-7,12-16,22-27,) Comments: p50-1,80-5,90-1,99-105,171-2.Incs George's Knob Clm Mbr & Farquhar's Ck Seam.See Basin Ck Felsite

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