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Pigeon House Creek Siltstone STRATNO: 15182
Current: Yes Rank: Formation, beds Status: Formal State(s): NSW
Category: Other new published name Usage: Defined Definition Card: No
Originator: Entry date: 01-JAN-88 Last Update: 21-NOV-13
Replaced by: Previously known as:
Description: Fine-grained sandstone and carbonaceous siltstone.
Comments: Previously included in the Talaterang Group.
Geological province: No quality assured province information available
Type state: Reference section type:
Maximum thickness: 45m Minimum thickness:

Unit Age Event: deposition
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Minimum age: Early Permian Ma: % from base of biozone: Age method:
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Minimum age: Ma: % from base of biozone: Age method:
Maximum age: Early Permian Ma: % from base of biozone: Age method:

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  • Pigeon House Creek Siltstone- Formation, beds- Formal

Related units: Relationship: Contact Type:
Yadboro Conglomerate overlies Pigeon House Creek Siltstone disconformity

First Reference:
REFID: 43981 McElroy, C.T., Rose, G., 1962, 'Reconnaissance geological survey: Ulladulla 1-mile military sheet, and southern part of Tianjara 1-mile sheet. Ulladulla 1-mile geological series No.453 Zone 8., Geological Survey of New South Wales. Bulletin, 17

Definition Reference:
REFID: 43981 McElroy, C.T., Rose, G., 1962, 'Reconnaissance geological survey: Ulladulla 1-mile military sheet, and southern part of Tianjara 1-mile sheet. Ulladulla 1-mile geological series No.453 Zone 8., Geological Survey of New South Wales. Bulletin, 17

Use on maps:
REFID: 29992 Brunker, R.L., Offenberg, A.C., West, J.L., 1970, 1:500 000 geological series; Monaro., Geological Survey of New South Wales, 1st Ed.
REFID: 29994 Brunker, R.L., Offenberg, A.C., West, J.L., 1971, Monaro, New South Wales 1:500 000 geological series 1st Edition., Geological Survey of New South Wales, 1v
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: 34059 Brunker, R.L., Rose, G., 1969, Sydney Basin, New South Wales, 1:500 000 geological sheet. Special edition., Geological Survey of New South Wales, 1v
REFID: 43465 Rose, G., 1966, Ulladulla, N.S.W., sheet SI56-13. 1:250 000 geological map. First Edition, Geological Survey of New South Wales


Full Bibliographic Details (ordered by usage, publication year)

REFID: 43981 McElroy, C.T. , Rose, G. 1962 'Reconnaissance geological survey: Ulladulla 1-mile military sheet, and southern part of Tianjara 1-mile sheet. Ulladulla 1-mile geological series No.453 Zone 8. Geological Survey of New South Wales. Bulletin 17
Usage: Defined (p3,18,36) Max age from reference: Permian Comments: Type Locality.
REFID: 31298 Herbert, C. 1972 Palaeodrainage patterns in the southern Sydney Basin. Geological Survey of New South Wales, Records 14(1) p5-18
Usage: Fully described (p11) Comments:
REFID: 34334 McElroy, C.T. , Branagan, D.F. , Raam, A. , Campbell, K.S.W. 1969 Permian of the southern and western parts of the Sydney Basin - Shoalhaven Group. IN Packham G.H.(ed) The geology of New South Wales. Geological Society of Australia. Journal 16(1) p357-366
Usage: Fully described (p360) Comments:
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: Described (p504 App.1 Tb.A1.8) Min age from reference: Early Permian Max age from reference: Early Permian Comments: Fine-grained sandstone and carbonaceous siltstone. Max. thickness: >45m. Geological Province: Kanimblan Highlands.
REFID: 22969 Maung, T.U. , Alder, D. , Shaw, R. , Hawley, S. 1997 Offshore Sydney Basin. Box 1 Bureau of Resource Sciences, Petroleum Prospectivity Bulletin
Usage: Described (p 17) Max age from reference: Early Permian Comments: Talaterang Group, Sydney Basin. Overlying unit: Yadboro Conglomerate. Max. thickness: 45 m.
REFID: 22591 Tye, S.C. , Fielding, C.R. , Jones, B.G. 1996 Statigraphy and sedimentology of the Permian Talaterang and Shoalhaven Group in the southermost Sydeny Basin, New South Wales Australian Journal of Earth Sciences 43(1) p57-69
Usage: Described (p 62, Fig 4) Max age from reference: Early Permian Comments:
REFID: 31081 Gostin, V.A. , Herbert, C. 1973 Stratigraphy of the Upper Carboniferous and Lower Permian sequence, southern Sydney Basin. Geological Society of Australia. Journal 20(1) p49-70
Usage: Described (p51) Comments: See also P52-54.
REFID: 60281 Stephenson, A.E. , Burch, G.J. 2004 Preliminary Evaluation of the Petroleum Potential of Australia's Central East Margin Geoscience Australia. Record 2004/06 69p
Usage: Briefly described (p55) Min age from reference: Early Permian Max age from reference: Early Permian Comments: Of the redefined Talaterang Group. Disconformably overlain by Yadboro Conglomerate. Thickness at type section: 45m. Geological Province: Sydney Basin.
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: Briefly described (p40.) Min age from reference: Early Permian Max age from reference: Early Permian Comments: This article cites Tye et al. (1996) for including it (and, similarly, the Wasp Head Formation) in the Talaterang Group. , Unit in Talaterang Group.
REFID: 39290 Herbert, C. 1980 Southwestern Sydney Basin. IN Herbert C.,Helby R.(eds) - A guide to the Sydney Basin. Geological Survey of New South Wales. Bulletin 26 p82-99
Usage: Briefly described (p84) Comments:
REFID: 45090 Mayne, S.J. , Nicholas, E. , Bigg-Wither, A.L. , Rasidi, J.S. , Raine, M.J. 1974 Geology the Sydney Basin - a review. Bureau of Mineral Resources, Australia. Bulletin 149 229pp
Usage: Briefly described (p140) Comments:
REFID: 61612 Fielding, C.R. , Sliwa, R. , Holcombe, R.J. , Jones, A.T. 2001 A New palaeogeographic synthesis for the Bowen, Gunnedah and Sydney Basins of Eastern Australia IN Hill, K.C.and Bernecker, T. (eds) "Eastern Australasian Basins Symposium: a refocused energy perspective for the future" Petroleum Exploration Society of Australia. Special Publication 1v p269-278
Usage: Mentioned (p270 Fig. 1) Min age from reference: Early Permian Max age from reference: Early Permian Comments: Geological Province: Sydney Basin.
REFID: 37924 Herbert, C. 1981 Late Palaeozoic glacigenic sediments of the southern Sydney Basin, New South Wales. IN Hambrey M.J., Harland W.B.(Eds) - Earth's pre- Pleistocene glacial record. (Cambridge Earth Sciences Series). Cambridge University Press, Cambridge, United Kingdom 1v p488-491
Usage: Mentioned (Fig.2) Comments:
REFID: 36207 Willink, R.J. 1980 A new coiled-stemmed camerate crinoid from the Permian of eastern Australia. Journal of Paleontology 54(1) p15-34
Usage: Mentioned (Text Fig.2) Comments:
REFID: 35145 Willink, R.J. 1978 Catillocrinids from the Permian of eastern Australia. Alcheringa 2(2) p83-102
Usage: Mentioned (Fig.2) Comments:
REFID: 32769 Ramli, N. , Crook, K.A.W. 1978 Early Permian depositional environments, southern Sydney Basin. APEA Journal 18(1) p70-76
Usage: Mentioned (Fig.1) Comments:
REFID: 46849 Kemp, E.M. , Balme, B.E. , Helby, R.J. , Kyle, R.A. , Playford, G. , Price, P.L. 1977 Carboniferous and Permian palynostratigraphy in Australia and Antarctica: a review. BMR Journal of Australian Geology and Geophysics 2(3) p177-208
Usage: Mentioned (p197) Comments:
REFID: 29752 Bembrick, C.S. , Holmes, G.G. 1976 An interpretation of the subsurface geology of the Nowra-Jervis Bay area. Geological Survey of New South Wales, Records 18(1) p5-68
Usage: Mentioned (p9) Comments:
REFID: 31128 Gray, N.M. 1976 Engineering geology of the southern part of the Sydney Basin. 25th International Geological Congress. Excursion Guide 6B
Usage: Mentioned (p5) Comments: Also mention Table 1.
REFID: 45097 Jones, P.J. , Campbell, K.S.W. , Roberts, J. 1973 Correlation chart for the Carboniferous System of Australia. Bureau of Mineral Resources, Australia. Bulletin 156A
Usage: Mentioned (Fig.) Comments: Correlation chart. Microflora compares Seaham Fm.
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: Carboniferous Max age from reference: Carboniferous Comments:
REFID: 29994 Brunker, R.L. , Offenberg, A.C. , West, J.L. 1971 Monaro, New South Wales 1:500 000 geological series 1st Edition. Geological Survey of New South Wales 1v
Usage: Mentioned (Map legend) Min age from reference: Permian Max age from reference: Permian Comments:
REFID: 31277 Helby, R.J. , Herbert, C. 1971 Relationship of the Clyde Coal Measures to the Pidgeon House Creek Siltstone, southern Sydney Basin. Geological Survey of New South Wales. Quarterly Notes 5 p1-6
Usage: Mentioned (p3) Comments:
REFID: 29992 Brunker, R.L. , Offenberg, A.C. , West, J.L. 1970 1:500 000 geological series; Monaro. Geological Survey of New South Wales 1st Ed.
Usage: Mentioned (Map legend) Min age from reference: Permian Max age from reference: Permian Comments:
REFID: 34039 Branagan, D.F. 1969 Permian of the southern and western parts of the Sydney Basi n - introduction. IN Packham G.H.(ed) - The geology of New S outh Wales. Geological Society of Australia. Journal 16(1) p355
Usage: Mentioned (p355) Comments:
REFID: 34211 Gostin, V.A. 1969 Sedimentology of the Permian Conjola Formation in the southern Sydney Basin. IN Abstracts for the second symposium on Advances in the study of the Sydney Basin. University of Newcastle. Department of Geology 1v p32-33
Usage: Mentioned (p32) Comments:
REFID: 34059 Brunker, R.L. , Rose, G. 1969 Sydney Basin, New South Wales, 1:500 000 geological sheet. Special edition. Geological Survey of New South Wales 1v
Usage: Mentioned (Map legend) Min age from reference: Permian Max age from reference: Permian Comments:
REFID: 32945 Runnegar, B.N. 1969 The Permian faunal succession in eastern Australia. IN Dickens J.M. (ed) - The Permian of Australia Symposium. Geological Society of Australia. Special Publication 2 p73-96
Usage: Mentioned (p84) Comments: Shoalhaven Gp.
REFID: 43465 Rose, G. 1966 Ulladulla, N.S.W., sheet SI56-13. 1:250 000 geological map. First Edition Geological Survey of New South Wales
Usage: Not recorded (Map Legend) Max age from reference: Permian Comments:
REFID: 45006 Campbell, K.S.W. 1965 Australian Permian terebratuloids. Bureau of Mineral Resources, Australia. Bulletin 68
Usage: Not recorded (Tb.1,opp.p3) Comments:

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