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Purlawaugh Formation STRATNO: 15676
Current: Yes Rank: Formation, beds Status: Formal State(s): NSW , QLD
Category: Other new published name Usage: Defined Definition Card: No
Originator: Entry date: 01-JAN-88Last Update: 20-AUG-18
Replaced by: Previously known as: Purlawaugh Beds
Description: Fine to medium grained lithic to labile sandstone thinly interbedded with siltstone, mudstone and thin coal seams. Abundant carbonaceous fragments, thin beds of flint clay.
Comments: Supersedes the Ukebung Formation of Loughan and Evans (1978) - and Digilah Formation? This formation divided into the lower Ukebung Formation and upper Digilah Formation by Loughan and Evans (1978).
Geological province: Surat Basin
Type state: NSWReference section type:
Maximum thickness: 100mMinimum thickness:
Unit Age Event: deposition
Top of unit -
Minimum age: Bathonian Ma: % from base of biozone: Age method:
Maximum age: Ma: % from base of biozone: Age method:
Base of unit -
Minimum age: Ma: % from base of biozone: Age method:
Maximum age: Pliensbachian Ma: % from base of biozone: Age method:

Stratigraphic Hierarchy (current units only) Rank Status

Chemical Hierarchy (current units only) Rank Status


Related units: Relationship: Contact Type:
Pilliga Sandstone overlies Purlawaugh Formation conformity
Digilah Formation overlies Purlawaugh Formation
Garrawilla Volcanics underlies Purlawaugh Formation conformity
Wallingarah Formation underlies Purlawaugh Formation
Walloon Coal Measures is equivalent to Purlawaugh Formation
Deriah Formation underlies Purlawaugh Formation unconformity
Napperby Formation underlies Purlawaugh Formation disconformity
First Reference:
REFID: 34157 Dulhunty, J.A., Eadie, J., 1969, Geology of the Talbragar fossil fish bed area., Royal Society of New South Wales. Journal and Proceedings, 102(1), p1-4

Definition Reference:
REFID: 30610 Dulhunty, J.A., 1973, Mesozoic stratigraphy in central western New South Wales., Geological Society of Australia. Journal, 20(3), p319-328

Use on maps:
REFID: 721 Brown, R.E., Brownlow, J.W., Krynen, J.P., 1992, Manilla-Narrabri 1:250000 Metallogenic Map SH/56-9, SH/55-12. Metallogenic Study and Mineral Deposit Data Sheets, Geological Survey of New South Wales. Metallogenic Map Series, 1v, Map
REFID: 23043 Morgan, E.J., Cameron, R.G., Colquhoun, G.P., Meakin, N.S., Raymond, O.L., Scott, M.M., Watkins, J.J., Barron, L.M., Henderson, G.A.M., Krynen, J.P., Pogson, D.J., Warren, A.Y.E., Wyborn, D., Yoo, E.K., Glen, R.A., Jagodzinski, E.A., 1999, Dubbo 1:250 000 geological sheet SI/55-4 (Second Edition), Geological Survey of New South Wales, 1v, map
REFID: 43091 Brown, R.E., Krynen, J.P., Brownlow, J.W., 1990, Manilla-Narrabri 1:250 000 Metallogenic Map, Geological Survey of New South Wales, 1v, map
REFID: 43276 Meakin, S., Henley, H., Pecover, S., Watkins, J., 1996, Walgett 1:250 000 geological sheet SH55/11. 1st edition., Geological Survey of New South Wales, 1v, Map
REFID: 43277 Watkins, J.J., 1996, Nyngan 1:250 000 geological sheet SH51-15. 1st Edition., Geological Survey of New South Wales, 1v, Map
REFID: 44160 Sherwin, L., 1997, Narromine 1:250 000 geological sheet SI/55-3, second edition., Geological Survey of New South Wales, 1v, map
REFID: 50590 Raymond, O.L., Warren, A.Y.E., Henderson, G.A.M., 1997, Dubbo, New South Wales, 1:100 000 Geological Sheet 8633, Preliminary First edition, New South Wales. Department of Mineral Resources/Australian Geological Survey Organisation, 1v, Map
REFID: 50629 Pratt, W., 1998, Gunnedah Coalfield (North) Regional Geology 1:100 000 - First edition, Geological Survey of New South Wales, 1v, Map
REFID: 70036 Dawson, M. W., Spiller, F.C.P., Brownlow, J.W., Barnes, R.G, 2003, Brigalow Belt South Bioregion 1:500 000 Geological map, Geological Survey of New South Wales, Department of Mineral Resources, map


Full Bibliographic Details (ordered by usage, publication year)

REFID: 23170 Meakin, N.S. , Morgan, E.J. 1999 Dubbo 1:250 000 geological Sheet SI/55-4, 2nd Edition. Explanatory Notes. Australian Geological Survey Organisation and Geological Survey of New South Wales 1v 504p
Usage: Defined (p330, Fig.61, p283) Min age from reference: Late Jurassic Max age from reference: Triassic Comments: Of Surat Basin.
REFID: 30610 Dulhunty, J.A. 1973 Mesozoic stratigraphy in central western New South Wales. Geological Society of Australia. Journal 20(3) p319-328
Usage: Defined (p322) Min age from reference: Middle Jurassic Max age from reference: Early Jurassic Comments: Lower to Middle Jurassic.
REFID: 60267 Ashley, P.M. , Dawson, M. W. , Sivell, W.J. , Wilson, J.S. , Dunlap, W.J. 2003 New data on the geology and geochronology of the area south of Tooraweenah, New South wales Geological Survey of New South Wales. Quarterly Notes 115 p13-32
Usage: Described (p15, p23) Min age from reference: Jurassic Max age from reference: Jurassic Comments: Kaolinitic clayrock. Overlies Garrawilla Volcanics. Max. thickness: <20m. Geological Province: Surat Basin.
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 (p309, p546 App.1 Tb.A1.12) Min age from reference: Late Jurassic Max age from reference: Middle Jurassic Comments: Lithic to labile arenite interbedded with siltstone and mudstone, minor coal. Appears coeval with Garrawilla Volcanics, also disconformably overlies them. Max. thickness: 84m. See also p314-5.
REFID: 22831 Sherwin, L. 1996 Narromine 1:250 000 Geological Sheet SI/55-3: Explanatory Notes Geological Survey of New South Wales 1v 104p
Usage: Described (p 82) Min age from reference: Jurassic Max age from reference: Jurassic Comments:
REFID: 43494 Henderson, G.A.M. 1996 Notes on the geology of three areas in the Dubbo 1:250 000 Sheet area, N.S.W. Australian Geological Survey Organisation. Record 1996/47 32p + Appendix (11p) and Figures (6)
Usage: Described (p13-14) Min age from reference: Jurassic Max age from reference: Jurassic Comments: Characteristically pelitic and coal-bearing. Represents upper part of former "Ballimore Formation". Interbedded white siltstone and black carbonaceous siltstone. Max. thick: 74m. Divided into Ukebung Fm.overlain by Digilah Fm (Loughan and Evans 1978).
REFID: 23053 Watkins, J.J. , Meakin, N.S. 1996 Nyngan and Walgett 1:250000 Geological Sheets SH/55-15 & SH/55-11: Explanatory Notes. Geological Survey of New South Wales 1v 112pp
Usage: Described (p11,Fig10p17,25,86) Min age from reference: Middle Jurassic Max age from reference: Early Jurassic Comments:
REFID: 41290 Hamilton, D.S. , Newton, C.B. , Smyth, M. , Gilbert, T.D. , Russell, N. , McMinn, A. , Etheridge, L.T. 1988 The petroleum potential of the Gunnedah Basin and overlying Surat Basin sequence, New South Wales. APEA Journal 28(1) p218-241
Usage: Described (p226) Comments:
REFID: 40767 Etheridge, L.T. 1986 New stratigraphic and structural data from the Surat and Gunnedah Basins and implications for petroleum exploration. Geological Survey of New South Wales. Quarterly Notes 66 p1-21
Usage: Described (p9) Comments:
REFID: 29870 Bourke, D.J. , Hawke, J.M. 1977 Correlation of sequences in the eastern side of the Coonamble Embayment and the Gunnedah Basin. Geological Survey of New South Wales. Quarterly Notes 29 p7-18
Usage: Described (p15) Comments:
REFID: 70821 Roach, I.C. (ed). 2015 The Southern Thomson Orogen VTEMplus AEM survey: using airborne electromagnetics as an UNCOVER application Geoscience Australia. Record 2015/29 144p
Usage: Briefly described (p80) Comments: Coonamble Embayment. Aquiclude. , Unconformably overlies Garrawilla Volcanics. Is overlain by Pilliga Sandstone.
REFID: 68593 Meakin, N.S. 2011 Angledool 1:250 000 geological sheet SH/55-7 2nd Edition Explanatory notes Geological Survey of New South Wales 88p
Usage: Briefly described (p3-4, p47) Min age from reference: Middle Jurassic Max age from reference: Middle Jurassic Comments: Oldest unit of the Surat Basin in the map area. Deposition occurred in a low-energy fluvial to paludal, perhaps swampy, aggradational plain or valley infill. , Rolling Downs Group. , Is overlain by Pilliga Sandstone. , Siltstone, mudstone, kaolinitic claystone interbedded with carbonaceous to coaly shale, thin coal seams and fine- to medium-grained lithic-labile sandstone.
REFID: 68069 Burton, G.R. 2011 Angledool 1:250 000 geological sheet SH55-7 , second edition. Geological Survey of New South Wales map
Usage: Briefly described (Map legend.) Min age from reference: Middle Jurassic Max age from reference: Middle Jurassic Comments: Surat Basin. Shown on cross-sections and time-space plot and basement interpretation only. Low-energy fluvial to paludal, aggradational plain or valley infill. , Is overlain conformably by Pilliga Sandstone. , Siltstone, mudstone and kaolinitic claystone interbedded with carbonaceous to coaly shale, thin coal seams and fine- to medium-grained lithic-labile sandstone.
REFID: 66529 Huston, D.L. (ed) 2010 An assessment of the uranium and geothermal potential of north Queensland Geoscience Australia. Record 14
Usage: Briefly described (p12 Fig.5 ) Comments: Coonamble Embayment. , Is overlain by Pilliga Sandstone.
REFID: 65114 Korsch, R.J. , Totterdell, J.M. , Cathro, D.L. , Nicoll, M.G. 2009 Early Permian East Australian Rift System Australian Journal of Earth Sciences 56(3) p381-400
Usage: Briefly described (p385 Fig.3) Min age from reference: Late Jurassic Max age from reference: Middle Jurassic Comments:
REFID: 65116 Totterdell, J.M. , Moloney, J. , Korsch, R.J. , Krassay, A.A. 2009 Sequence stratigraphy of the Bowen-Gunnedah and Surat Basins in New South Wales Australian Journal of Earth Sciences 56(3) p433-459
Usage: Briefly described (p455, Fig 2 p437) Min age from reference: Late Jurassic Max age from reference: Middle Jurassic Comments: Underlies the Pilliga Sandstone. Maximum thickness ~360m. Equivalent to Hutton Sandstone + Walloon Coal Measures.
REFID: 65113 Korsch, R.J. , Totterdell, J.M. 2009 Subsidence history and basin phases of the Bowen, Gunnedah and Surat Basins, eastern Australia Australian Journal of Earth Sciences 56(3) p335-353
Usage: Briefly described (Fig 4 p340) Min age from reference: Late Jurassic Max age from reference: Middle Jurassic Comments: Underlies the Pilliga Sandstone.
REFID: 62578 Bean, L.B. 2006 The leptolepid fish Cavenderichthys talbragarensis (Woodward, 1895) from the Talbragar Fish Bed (Late Jurassic) near Gulgong, New South Wales Western Australian Museum. Records 23(1) p43-76
Usage: Briefly described (p43) Min age from reference: Late Jurassic Max age from reference: Jurassic Comments: Contains the Fossil Fish Bed, and assemblage which represents a mass kill site. This bed also known as Talbragar Fossil Fish Bed in which the most common fish genus is Leptolepis.
REFID: 60726 Jell, P.A. 2004 Fossil Insects of Australia Memoirs of the Queensland Museum 50(1) p1-124
Usage: Briefly described (p2 Fig.1, p5.) Min age from reference: Early Jurassic Max age from reference: Early Jurassic Comments: Gulgong area. , Talbragar Fish Bed.
REFID: 70036 Dawson, M. W. , Spiller, F.C.P. , Brownlow, J.W. , Barnes, R.G 2003 Brigalow Belt South Bioregion 1:500 000 Geological map Geological Survey of New South Wales, Department of Mineral Resources map
Usage: Briefly described (Map legend) Min age from reference: Middle Jurassic Max age from reference: Middle Jurassic Comments: Surat Basin. Included in a mapped unit of fluvial and lacustrine sequences: lithic to quartzose sandstone, siltstone, mudstone, claystone and coal.
REFID: 60266 Dawson, M. W. , Dunlap, W.J. 2003 New geochronology from the Coolah-Mendooran area: evidence for Middle Jurassic erosion in the southern Surat Basin Geological Survey of New South Wales. Quarterly Notes 115 p1-12
Usage: Briefly described (p2, p3 Tb. 1) Min age from reference: Middle Jurassic Max age from reference: Early Jurassic Comments: Supersedes the Ukebung Formation. Stream, backswamp and lacustrine deposits of lithic sandstone, conglomerate, siltstone, shale and coal. Onlaps the Glenrowan Intrusives and overlain by Pilliga Sandstone. Geological Province: Surat 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 (p52, p54-57 Figs., pp59-61, p127.) Min age from reference: Middle Jurassic Max age from reference: Early Jurassic Comments: Eastern Surat Basin. Continental river and lake deposits. Typically outcrops poorly; underlies gently undulating topography. , Includes Talbragar Fossil Fish bed. , Conformably overlies the Garrawilla Volcanics. Unconformably overlies Deriah Formation. Is overlain by Pilliga Sandstone. , Thinly bedded carbonaceous mudstone, silty sandstone, and subordinate coal; abundant carbonaceous fragments; thin beds of flint clay.
REFID: 24042 Young, R.W. , Young, A.R.M. , Price, D.M. , Wray, R.A.L. 2002 Geomorphology of the Namoi alluvial plain, northeastern New South Wales Australian Journal of Earth Sciences 49 (3) p509-523
Usage: Briefly described (p510) Min age from reference: Jurassic Max age from reference: Jurassic 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 (p137, pp163-164, p176.) Min age from reference: Jurassic Max age from reference: Jurassic Comments: Moderately prospective for kaolin. Mis-spelt as Purlewaugh Formation on p137. Coal, when present, is not commercially viable. Contains a gas-saturated sandstone layer near Bellata. A potential oil source rock. , Includes Ukebung Member. , Interbedded claystones, mudstones and minor fine- to medium-grained sandstones; coal as thin bands within the claystone units.
REFID: 24159 Othman, R. , Ward, C.R. 2002 Thermal maturation pattern in the southern Bowen, northern Gunnedah and Surat Basins, northern New South Wales, Australia International Journal of Coal Geology 51 p145-167
Usage: Briefly described (p150 Fig.3, p152) Min age from reference: Middle Jurassic Max age from reference: Early Jurassic Comments: Geological Province: Surat Basin. Underlying Unit: unconformably with Napperby and Deriah Formations.
REFID: 23566 Gurba, L.W. , Weber, C.R. 2001 Effects of igneous intrusions on coalbed methane potential, Gunnedah Basin, Australia International Journal of Coal Geology 46(2-4) p113-131
Usage: Briefly described (p116 Fig. 2) Min age from reference: Jurassic Max age from reference: Jurassic Comments: Geological Province: Gunnedah Basin
REFID: 24243 New South Wales. Dept. Mineral Resources 2001 Strike Oil IN "Exploration NSW" PESA News. Supplement 2001 p22-24
Usage: Briefly described (p3 Fig.2) Min age from reference: Late Jurassic Max age from reference: Middle Jurassic Comments: Of Injune Creek Group.
REFID: 24092 Australian Bureau of Rural Sciences 2001 The Hydrogeology of the Great Artesian Basin Bureau Rural Sciences 2001 48p
Usage: Briefly described (p8 Fig.3) Comments:
REFID: 23982 Habermehl, M.A. 2001 Wire-line logged waterbores in the Great Artesian Basin, Australia - Digital data of logs and waterbore data aquired by AGSO. Australian Geological Survey Organisation. Bulletin 245 98pp
Usage: Briefly described (p58 Fig.18) Comments: Geological Province: Surat Basin.
REFID: 61776 Beckett, J. , Watson, N. 1999 A strato-tectonic interpretation of the Gunnedah Basin aeromagnetic data IN Flood, P. G. (ed.) "Regional Geology Tectonics and Metallogenesis: New England Orogen" - papers presented at a conference .... University of New England, Armidale 1999" - NEO '99 Conference University of New England. Earth Sciences 1v p189-202
Usage: Briefly described (p194 Fig. 3) Min age from reference: Jurassic Max age from reference: Jurassic Comments: Geological Province: Surat Basin. Lithic sandstone, siltstone and mudstone.
REFID: 23043 Morgan, E.J. , Cameron, R.G. , Colquhoun, G.P. , Meakin, N.S. , Raymond, O.L. , Scott, M.M. , Watkins, J.J. , Barron, L.M. , Henderson, G.A.M. , Krynen, J.P. , Pogson, D.J. , Warren, A.Y.E. , Wyborn, D. , Yoo, E.K. , Glen, R.A. , Jagodzinski, E.A. 1999 Dubbo 1:250 000 geological sheet SI/55-4 (Second Edition) Geological Survey of New South Wales 1v map
Usage: Briefly described (Map Legend) Min age from reference: Late Jurassic Max age from reference: Middle Jurassic Comments: of Surat basin.
REFID: 50629 Pratt, W. 1998 Gunnedah Coalfield (North) Regional Geology 1:100 000 - First edition Geological Survey of New South Wales 1v Map
Usage: Briefly described (Map Legend) Min age from reference: Jurassic Max age from reference: Jurassic Comments: Geological Province: Surat Basin. Underlies: Pilliga Sandstone. Overlies: Garrawilla Volcanics.
REFID: 22865 Scheibner, E. , Basden, H. (ed.) 1998 Part 7(22). Jurassic-Cretaceous. In: Geology of New South Wales - Synthesis. Geological Survey of New South Wales. Memoir (Geology) 13(2) p289-319
Usage: Briefly described (p309,314,Fig22.8p315) Max age from reference: Late Jurassic Comments:
REFID: 50590 Raymond, O.L. , Warren, A.Y.E. , Henderson, G.A.M. 1997 Dubbo, New South Wales, 1:100 000 Geological Sheet 8633, Preliminary First edition New South Wales. Department of Mineral Resources/Australian Geological Survey Organisation 1v Map
Usage: Briefly described (Map Legend) Min age from reference: Jurassic Max age from reference: Jurassic Comments: Geological Province: Great Australian Basin (possibly misspelt). Ferrugenised red siltstone, carbonaceous mudstone, lithic sandstone, ironstone, minor coal.
REFID: 43277 Watkins, J.J. 1996 Nyngan 1:250 000 geological sheet SH51-15. 1st Edition. Geological Survey of New South Wales 1v Map
Usage: Briefly described (Map Legend) Min age from reference: Middle Jurassic Max age from reference: Early Jurassic Comments: of Great Australian Basin.
REFID: 43276 Meakin, S. , Henley, H. , Pecover, S. , Watkins, J. 1996 Walgett 1:250 000 geological sheet SH55/11. 1st edition. Geological Survey of New South Wales 1v Map
Usage: Briefly described (Map Legend) Min age from reference: Middle Jurassic Max age from reference: Early Jurassic Comments:
REFID: 12597 Goscombe, P.W. , Coxhead, B.A. 1995 Clarence-Moreton, Surat, Eromanga, Nambour, Mulgildie Basins. IN: Geology of Australian Coal Basins, Ward, C.R., Harrington, H.J., Mallett, C.W., Beeston, J.W., (Editors). Geological Society of Australia. Coal Geology Group. Special Publication 489-511
Usage: Briefly described (p492 Tb.1, p496-497, p501) Min age from reference: Middle Jurassic Max age from reference: Middle Jurassic Comments: S Surat Basin. 9-84m thick. Commercially inferior coal deposits. , Grades laterally into Digilah and Ukebung Formations. , Thickly bedded labile sandstone, siltstone, dark mudstone and minor thin coal seams.
REFID: 61313 New South Wales Department of Mineral Resources 1995 Gunnedah 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 p81-111
Usage: Briefly described (p94 Fig. G7) Min age from reference: Jurassic Max age from reference: Jurassic Comments: Flood plain deposits including fluvial sandstones. Thickness: 76m. Upper parts are time equivalents of Walloon Coal Measures. Geological Province: Gunnedah, Surat and Bowen Basins. See also p98 Fig. G10.
REFID: 61377 New South Wales. Dept. Mineral Resources 1995 Surat 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 p135-161
Usage: Briefly described (p152, p148 Tb. SU1) Min age from reference: Middle Jurassic Max age from reference: Early Jurassic Comments: In Coonamble Embayment, this unit is represented by Digilah Fm, Doona Sandstone Member and Ukebung Fm. Labile sst, sltst, coal and mudstone. Overlies Wallingarah Fm. Geol.Prov: Surat Basin. See also p149 Fig. SU8, p154 Fig. SU9
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 (p73) Comments:
REFID: 43194 Tadros, N.Z. 1993 The Gunnedah Basin, New South Wales. Geological Survey of New South Wales. Memoir (Geology) 12 649p
Usage: Briefly described (p122, p127) Min age from reference: Jurassic Max age from reference: Jurassic Comments: Medium-grained pebbly sandstone beds and coal seams. Disconformably overlies Napperby Formation, Deriah Formation.
REFID: 721 Brown, R.E. , Brownlow, J.W. , Krynen, J.P. 1992 Manilla-Narrabri 1:250000 Metallogenic Map SH/56-9, SH/55-12. Metallogenic Study and Mineral Deposit Data Sheets Geological Survey of New South Wales. Metallogenic Map Series 1v Map
Usage: Briefly described (Map legend) Min age from reference: Oxfordian Max age from reference: Bajocian Comments: Thinly bedded lithic-labile sandstone interbedded with siltstone and mudstone. Geological Province: Surat Basin.
REFID: 43091 Brown, R.E. , Krynen, J.P. , Brownlow, J.W. 1990 Manilla-Narrabri 1:250 000 Metallogenic Map Geological Survey of New South Wales 1v map
Usage: Briefly described (Map legend) Comments: of Surat Basin
REFID: 42918 Yoo, E.K. , Tadros, V. 1989 Drilling at Ballimore. New South Wales. Department of Minerals and Energy. Minfo 23 p45
Usage: Briefly described (p45) Comments:
REFID: 46937 Habermehl, M.A. 1980 The Great Artesian Basin, Australia. BMR Journal of Australian Geology and Geophysics 5(1) p9-38
Usage: Briefly described (Fig.10) Comments: See also Table 1.
REFID: 68135 Turner, S. , Bean, L.B. , Dettmann, M. , McKellar, J.L. , McLoughlin, S. , Thulborn, T. 2009 Australian Jurassic sedimentary and fossil successions: current work and future prospects for marine and nonmarine correlation GFF 131(1-2) 49-70
Usage: Mentioned (p52 fig 2b, p62, p63) Min age from reference: Tithonian Max age from reference: Toarcian Comments: Surat Basin (NSW). Age derived from fossil fish assemblage. Vertebrate body parts, invertebrate and plant macrofossils. , Disconformably overlain by Pilliga Sandstone. , Interbedded siltstone and sandstone.
REFID: 65112 Waschbusch, P. , Korsch, R.J. , Beaumont, C. 2009 Geodynamic modelling of aspects of the Bowen, Gunnedah, Surat and Eromanga Basins from the perspective of convergent margin processes Australian Journal of Earth Sciences 56(3) p309-334
Usage: Mentioned (Fig 11 p324) Min age from reference: Late Jurassic Max age from reference: Middle Jurassic Comments: Unit in the Surat Basin. Underlies the Pilliga Sandstone.
REFID: 23740 Othman, R. , Arouri, K.R. , Ward, C.R. , McKirdy, D.M. 2001 Oil generation by igneous intrusions in the northern Gunnedah Basin, Australia Organic Geochemistry 32 p1219-1232
Usage: Mentioned (p1220) Comments: Geological Province: Gunnedah Basin
REFID: 23246 Brookes, G. , Mong, J. , Xie, J. , Bembrick, C. , Aadil, N. , Kouzmina, G. , Shi, B. , Barry, S. 1999 DIGS - Digital Imaging of Geological System, an interactive database for the resources industry. Geological Survey of New South Wales. Quarterly Notes 109 p1-23
Usage: Mentioned (p12) Comments: Photos 2 and 3 used as an example in the information system. These photos contain the Purlawaugh Formation.
REFID: 23050 Brown, R.E. , Stroud, W.J. 1997 Inverell Metallogenic Map SH/56-5: Metallogenic Study and Mineral Deposit Data Sheets Geological Survey of New South Wales 1v 575p
Usage: Mentioned (p81) Comments: of Surat Basin
REFID: 44160 Sherwin, L. 1997 Narromine 1:250 000 geological sheet SI/55-3, second edition. Geological Survey of New South Wales 1v map
Usage: Mentioned (Map Legend) Max age from reference: Jurassic Comments:
REFID: 43582 Brown, R.E. 1995 Mineral deposits of the Bingara, Croppa Creek, Gravesend and Yallaroi 1:100 000 Sheet areas Geological Survey of New South Wales. Quarterly Notes 98 p1-32
Usage: Mentioned (p28) Comments:
REFID: 42679 Moloney, J. 1993 Gunnedah Basin Overview New South Wales. Department of Mineral Resources. Minfo 40 (July) p1-3
Usage: Mentioned (Fig.3 P3) Comments:
REFID: 42284 Hamilton, D.S. 1991 Genetic stratigraphy of the Gunnedah Basin, NSW. Australian Journal of Earth Sciences 38(1) p95-113
Usage: Mentioned (p111) Comments:
REFID: 42463 Smyth, M. , Mastalerz, M. 1991 Organic petrological composition of Triassic source rocks and their clastic depositional environments in some Australian sedimentary basins. International Journal of Coal Geology 18(3/4) p165-186
Usage: Mentioned (Fig.6 P173) Comments:
REFID: 41330 Yoo, E.K. 1988 The Rocky Glen Ridge and Gilgandra Trough, beneath the Surat Basin. Geological Survey of New South Wales. Quarterly Notes 72 p17-26
Usage: Mentioned (p21) Comments:
REFID: 40952 Tadros, N.Z. , Whitehouse, J. , Moffitt, R.S. 1987 Geology and coal resources of the Narrabri area. Geological Survey of New South Wales. Quarterly Notes 68 p1-18
Usage: Mentioned (p8) Comments:
REFID: 41266 Habermehl, M.A. 1986 Regional groundwater movement, hydrochemistry and hydrocarbon migration in the Eromanga Basin. Geological Society of Australia. Special Publication 12 p353-376
Usage: Mentioned (Fig.3) Comments:
REFID: 39666 Holmes, G.G. 1983 Bentonite and Fullers Earth in New South Wales. Geological Survey of New South Wales. Mineral Resources 45
Usage: Mentioned (p111) 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 (p12) Comments:
REFID: 39063 Etheridge, L. 1983 Petroleum source rock and reservoir characteristics of the Gunnedah Basin. Geological Survey of New South Wales. Quarterly Notes 53 p5-22
Usage: Mentioned (Fig.6) Comments:
REFID: 37794 Arditto, P.A. 1982 Deposition and diagenesis of the Jurassic Pilliga Sandstone in the southeastern Surat Basin, New South Wales. Geological Society of Australia. Journal 29(2) p191-203
Usage: Mentioned (Table 1) Comments:
REFID: 49010 Habermehl, M.A. 1982 Investigations of the geology and hydrology ofthe Great Artesian Basin 1878-1980. Bureau of Mineral Resources, Australia, Report 234(MF169)
Usage: Mentioned (Fig.4) Comments: Coonamble Embayment
REFID: 49011 Habermehl, M.A. 1982 Springs in the Great Artesian Basin, Australia - their origin and nature. Bureau of Mineral Resources, Australia, Report 235(MF179)
Usage: Mentioned (Fig.3) Comments: Coonamble Embayment
REFID: 37856 Russell, T.G. , Middleton, M.F. 1981 Coal rank and organic diagenesis studies in the Gunnedah Basin: preliminary results. Geological Survey of New South Wales. Quarterly Notes 45 p1-11
Usage: Mentioned (Table I) Comments:
REFID: 36961 Korsch, R.J. , Harrington, H.J. 1981 Stratigraphic and structural synthesis of the New England Orogen. Geological Society of Australia. Journal 28(2) p205-226
Usage: Mentioned (Table 1) Comments:
REFID: 37597 Martin, H.A. 1981 Stratigraphic palynology of the Castlereagh River Valley, New South Wales. Royal Society of New South Wales. Journal and Proceedings 114(4) p77-84
Usage: Mentioned (p77) Comments:
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