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Muswellbrook Coal Member STRATNO: 13615
Current: Yes Rank: Member, phase Status: Informal State(s): NSW
Category: Unknown or process pending Usage: Briefly described Definition Card: No
Originator: Entry date: 01-JAN-88Last Update: 28-SEP-17
Replaced by: Previously known as: Muswellbrook Formation
Description: Coal, no persistent bands, sporadic 'floating' ?discontinuous bands. Contains pyrite as nodules, thin lenticular bands, and cleat fillings
Comments: Both the Formation and the Coal Member have been in intermittent use since the 1980s, but GSNSW now prefers Muswellbrook Coal Member [Oct-2012CEB], of Rowan Fm, Greta Coal Measures, Sydney Basin.
Geological province: No province information available
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First Reference:
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: 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: 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 (p13) Comments:
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: Middle Permian Max age from reference: Middle Permian Comments:

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