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Sydney Subgroup STRATNO: 17602
Current: Yes Rank: Subgroup Status: Formal State(s): NSW
Category: Variation of published name Usage: Fully described Definition Card: No
Originator: Entry date: 01-JAN-88 Last Update: 12-MAR-09
Replaced by: Previously known as:
Description:
Comments:
Geological province: No province information available
Type state: Reference section type:
Maximum thickness: 165m Minimum thickness:
Unit Age
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Minimum age: Permian Ma: % from base of biozone: Age method:
Maximum age: Ma: % from base of biozone: Age method:
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Minimum age: Ma: % from base of biozone: Age method:
Maximum age: Late Permian Ma: % from base of biozone: Age method:

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Related units: Relationship: Contact Type:
Cumberland Subgroup underlies Sydney Subgroup
First Reference:
REFID: 37065 Branagan, D.F., 1975, Distribution and geological setting of coal measures in Australia and Papua New Guinea. IN Traves D.M. & King D.(Eds) - Economic geology of Australia and Papua New Guinea - 2.Coal., AusIMM. Monograph Series, 6, p25-51

Use on maps:
REFID: 42737 Stroud, W.J., Sherwin, L., Ray, H.N., Baker, C.J., Smart, K.G., 1985, Wollongong-Port Hacking 1:100 000 geological series sheet 9029-9129., Geological Survey of New South Wales, 1v, Map


Full Bibliographic Details (ordered by usage, publication year)

REFID: 42896 Sherwin, L. , Holmes, G.G. 1986 Geology of the Wollongong and Port Hacking 1:100 000 sheets 9029, 9129. Geological Survey of New South Wales 1v 179pp
Usage: Fully described (p19, Table 2) Comments: Of Illawarra Coal Measures.
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 (p532 App.1 Tb.A1.9) Min age from reference: Late Permian Max age from reference: Late Permian Comments: Of the Illawarra Coal Measures. Contains Bulli, Balgownie, Wongawilli, American Creek, Tongarra and Woonona coal seams. Max. thickness: 165m. Geological Province: Sydney Basin.
REFID: 24342 Memarian, H. , Fergusson, C.L. 2003 Multiple fracture sets in the southeastern Permian-Triassic Sydney Basin, New South Wales Australian Journal of Earth Sciences 50(1) p49-61
Usage: Briefly described (p51 Fig. 2) Min age from reference: Late Permian Max age from reference: Late Permian Comments: Of Illawarra Coal Measures. Geological Province: Sydney Basin.
REFID: 24471 Grevenitz, P. , Carr, P. , Hutton, A. 2003 Origin, alteration and geochemical correlation of Late Permian airfall tuffs in coal measures, Sydney Basin, Australia International Journal of Coal Geology 55(1) p27-46
Usage: Briefly described (p32 Fig.4) Comments: Applies to eastern part of the Southern Coalfield of the Illawarra Coal Measures. Overlies Cumberland Subgroup. 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 (pp41-42.) Min age from reference: Late Permian Max age from reference: Late Permian Comments: Illawarra region, Sydney Basin. Formed by southward-prograding major fluvio-deltaic systems.
REFID: 61610 Bai, G-P. , Hamilton, P.J. , Eadington, P.J. , Keene, J.B. 2001 Fluid flow histories and diagenesis in Permo-Triassic sediments of the Sydney Basin, SE Australia - isotope and fluid inclusion constraints 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 p251-261
Usage: Briefly described (p252) Comments: Of Illawarra Coal Measures. Includes Wilton Formation. Geological Province: Sydney Basin.
REFID: 61315 New South Wales Department of Mineral Resources 1995 Sydney 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 p163-188
Usage: Briefly described (Table SY2) Min age from reference: Late Permian Max age from reference: Late Permian Comments: Of the Illawarra Coal Measures. Includes at least 13 named units. Geological Province: Sydney Basin
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 (p129 Tb. 8.3) Min age from reference: Late Permian Max age from reference: Late Permian Comments: Of Illawarra Coal Measures, western Sydney Basin.
REFID: 42925 Jones, D.C. , Clark, N.R. 1991 Geology of the Penrith 1:100 000 sheet 9030. New South Wales. Department of Minerals and Energy 1v 202pp
Usage: Briefly described (Table 18) Max age from reference: Late Permian Comments:
REFID: 42737 Stroud, W.J. , Sherwin, L. , Ray, H.N. , Baker, C.J. , Smart, K.G. 1985 Wollongong-Port Hacking 1:100 000 geological series sheet 9029-9129. Geological Survey of New South Wales 1v Map
Usage: Briefly described (map legend) Min age from reference: Permian Comments:
REFID: 61609 Arditto, P.A. 2001 Distribution and hydrocarbon potential of the Permian Nowra Sandstone, southern Sydney Basin, New South Wales, Australia IN Hill, K.C.and Bernecker, T. (eds) "Eastern Australasian Basins Symposium: a refocused energy perspective for the..." Petroleum Exploration Society of Australia. Special Publication 1v p239-249
Usage: Mentioned (p240 Tb. 1, p246 Fig. 5) Min age from reference: Permian Max age from reference: Permian Comments: Of Illawarra Coal Measures. Includes nine units. Geological Province: Sydney Basin.
REFID: 40631 Bembrick, C.S. , Smith, V. , Wallace, I. , Corkery, R.W. , Herbert, C. 1983 Extractive and mineral resources. IN Herbert C.(ed) - Geology of the Sydney 1:100 000 sheet 9130. Geological Survey of New South Wales 1v p149-171
Usage: Mentioned (p162) Comments:
REFID: 39661 Standing Committee Coalfield Geol. NSW 1983 Report of Subcommittee for Southern Coalfield, June 1981. Geological Survey of New South Wales, Records 21(2) p443-447
Usage: Mentioned (p443) Comments:
REFID: 36593 Jakeman, B.L. 1980 The relationship between formation structure and thickness in the Permo-Triassic succession of the Southern Coalfield, Sydney Basin, New South Wales, Australia. International Association for Mathematical Geology. Journal 12(3) p185-212
Usage: Mentioned (Table 1) Comments:
REFID: 31649 King, D. 1976 A review of the coal resources of Australia. Queensland Government Mining Journal LXXVII(892) p53-65
Usage: Mentioned (p59) Comments:
REFID: 37065 Branagan, D.F. 1975 Distribution and geological setting of coal measures in Australia and Papua New Guinea. IN Traves D.M. & King D.(Eds) - Economic geology of Australia and Papua New Guinea - 2.Coal. AusIMM. Monograph Series 6 p25-51
Usage: Mentioned (p32) Comments:

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