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Ulan Coal STRATNO: 18784
Current: Yes Rank: Member, phase Status: Formal State(s): NSW
Category: Unknown or process pending Usage: Briefly described Definition Card: No
Originator: Entry date: 01-JAN-88Last Update: 20-AUG-18
Replaced by: Previously known as: Ulan Coal Measures
Description: Coal - in seven distinct plies (ply A to ply G), primarily dull with minor bright bands, tuffaceous claystone (intra-seam), carbonaceous claystone and siltstone.
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Geological province: Sydney Basin
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Minimum age: Late Permian Ma: % from base of biozone: Age method:
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Maximum age: Late Permian Ma: % from base of biozone: Age method:

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Newnes Formation overlies Ulan Coal
Blackmans Flat Conglomerate underlies Ulan Coal
Narrabeen Group overlies Ulan Coal
First Reference:
REFID: 38603 McMinn, A., 1982, Late Permian acritarchs from the northern Sydney Basin., Royal Society of New South Wales. Journal and Proceedings, 115(3/4), p79-86

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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 (p41, p42.) Min age from reference: Late Permian Max age from reference: Late Permian Comments: Western Coalfield, Sydney Basin. , Is locally overlain by Narrabeen Group.
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 (p60 Table 6, p61, p157.) Min age from reference: Late Permian Max age from reference: Late Permian Comments: Western Coalfield. Has two sections: 3 plies in the upper, and 5 in the lower. c.14 m thick at Ulan. Described in detail. See also reference to "Ulan seam" (p62) and Ulan Seam (pp217-220). , Overlies Blackmans Flat Formation. Is overlain by Newnes Formation.
REFID: 41595 Hunt, J.W. , Smyth, M. 1989 Origin of inertinite-rich coals of Australian cratonic basins. International Journal of Coal Geology 11(1) p23-46
Usage: Mentioned (p37) Comments:
REFID: 38603 McMinn, A. 1982 Late Permian acritarchs from the northern Sydney Basin. Royal Society of New South Wales. Journal and Proceedings 115(3/4) p79-86
Usage: Mentioned (p83) Comments:

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