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Koreelah Conglomerate Member STRATNO: 24343
Current: Yes Rank: Member, phase Status: Formal State(s): NSW
Category: Resvd name published Usage: Defined Definition Card: Yes (View definition data)
Originator: Wells A.T. 21-APR-88 Entry date: 26-FEB-91Last Update: 28-MAR-17
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Description: Polymictic conglomerate, conglomeratic sandstone, sandstone, siltstone, ferruginised and silicified wood
Comments: Within the Marburg Subgroup.
Geological province: Clarence-Moreton Basin
Type state: NSWReference section type:
Maximum thickness: 50mMinimum thickness:
Unit Age Event: deposition
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Minimum age: Jurassic Ma: % from base of biozone: Age method:
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Maximum age: Triassic Ma: % from base of biozone: Age method:

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Ripley Road Sandstone underlies Koreelah Conglomerate Member
First Reference:
REFID: 42248 Wells, A.T., O'Brien, P.E., Willis, I.L., Cranfield, L.C., 1990, A new lithostratigraphic framework for the Early Jurassic units in the Bundamba Group, Clarence-Moreton Basin, Queensland and New South Wales., BMR Journal of Australian Geology and Geophysics, 11(4), p397-414

Definition Reference:
REFID: 42248 Wells, A.T., O'Brien, P.E., Willis, I.L., Cranfield, L.C., 1990, A new lithostratigraphic framework for the Early Jurassic units in the Bundamba Group, Clarence-Moreton Basin, Queensland and New South Wales., BMR Journal of Australian Geology and Geophysics, 11(4), p397-414

Use on maps:
REFID: 43150 Wells, A.T., O'Brien, P.E., Brown, T.W., Corbett, P.J., 1994, Geology of the Clarence-Moreton Basin (1:500 000 scale map) - First edition, Australian Geological Survey Organisation, 1v, Map
REFID: 60079 Barnes, R.G, Willis, I.L., 1989, Preliminary geological plan of the 1:250 000 Grafton-Maclean sheet area (Plan Number 18345) -SH 56-6, SH 56-7, New South Wales Geological Survey - Report, GS1989/117 (unpubl.), Map
REFID: 63731 Donchak, P.J.T., Bultitude, R.J., Purdy, D., Pascoe, G.S., 2007, ALLORA Special, Queensland 1:100 000 Sheet 9241 and Part 9341 - First edition, Queensland. Department of Mines and Energy, 1v, Map


Full Bibliographic Details (ordered by usage, publication year)

REFID: 42248 Wells, A.T. , O'Brien, P.E. , Willis, I.L. , Cranfield, L.C. 1990 A new lithostratigraphic framework for the Early Jurassic units in the Bundamba Group, Clarence-Moreton Basin, Queensland and New South Wales. BMR Journal of Australian Geology and Geophysics 11(4) p397-414
Usage: Defined (App.1 p413) Max age from reference: Triassic Comments:
REFID: 63748 Donchak, P.J.T. , Bultitude, R.J. , Purdy, D.J. , Denaro, T.J. 2007 Geology and mineralisation of the Texas region, south-eastern Queensland Queensland Geology 11 95p
Usage: Described (p21-22) Min age from reference: Early Jurassic Max age from reference: Early Jurassic Comments: Grades eastwards into Gatton Sandstone (Marburg Subgroup from western margin of the Clarence-Moreton Basin. Massive to crudely-bedded, clast-supported, ploymictic, pebble to cobble conglom., massive matrix-supported sandy conglom. + thick-bedded sandstone
REFID: 60995 Willis, I.L. 1994 Stratigraphic implications of regional reconnaissance observations in the southern Clarence-Moreton Basin, New South Wales IN Wells, A.T.O'Brien, P.E. (eds) "Geology and petroleum potential of the Clarence-Moreton Basin, NSW and Queensland" Australian Geological Survey Organisation. Bulletin 241 p48-71
Usage: Described (p65, p51 Fig. 3) Min age from reference: Early Jurassic Max age from reference: Early Jurassic Comments: Of Gatton Sandstone. Significant pebble-cobble conglomerate occurring in the coarse, lithic and quartz-lithic sandstones of the parent unit. Max. thickness: 50m. Geological Province: Clarence-Moreton Basin.
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: Clarence-Moreton Basin. , Gatton Sandstone. , Overlies Ripley Road Sandstone.
REFID: 63731 Donchak, P.J.T. , Bultitude, R.J. , Purdy, D. , Pascoe, G.S. 2007 ALLORA Special, Queensland 1:100 000 Sheet 9241 and Part 9341 - First edition Queensland. Department of Mines and Energy 1v Map
Usage: Briefly described (Map legend) Min age from reference: Jurassic Max age from reference: Jurassic Comments: Of the Gatton Sandstone (Marburg Subgroup). Massive, polymictic, pebble to cobble conglomerate; coarse-grained sandstone.
REFID: 24237 New South Wales. Dept. Mineral Resources 2001 Offshore Clarence-Moreton: An Overlooked Basin with Petroleum Potential? IN "Exploration NSW" PESA News. Supplement 1v p5-7
Usage: Briefly described (p6 Fig.2) Min age from reference: Late Triassic Max age from reference: Late Triassic Comments: Geological Province: Clarence-Moreton 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: Briefly described (p319 Fig.22.10B, p548 App.1 Tb.A1.12) Min age from reference: Early Jurassic Max age from reference: Early Jurassic Comments: Of the Gatton Sandstone (Marburg Subgroup (Bundamba Group). Pebble to cobble conglomerate, sandstone. Max. thickness: 50m. Geological Province: Clarence-Moreton Basin.
REFID: 61310 New South Wales Department of Mineral Resources 1995 Clarence-Moreton 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 p5-36
Usage: Briefly described (Table C1 (p22-23)) Min age from reference: Early Jurassic Max age from reference: Late Triassic Comments: Of the Gatton Formation. Pebble to cobble conglomerate, sandstone. Max. thickness: 50m. Geological Province: Clarence-Moreton Basin
REFID: 43150 Wells, A.T. , O'Brien, P.E. , Brown, T.W. , Corbett, P.J. 1994 Geology of the Clarence-Moreton Basin (1:500 000 scale map) - First edition Australian Geological Survey Organisation 1v Map
Usage: Briefly described (Map Legend) Min age from reference: Jurassic Comments: Of the Gatton Sandstone (Marburg Subgroup, Bundamba Group). Geological Province: Clarence-Moreton Basin.
REFID: 60993 Wells, A.T. , O'Brien, P.E. 1994 Lithostratigraphic framework of the Clarence-Moreton Basin IN Wells, A.T. and O'Brien, P.E. (eds.) "Geology and Petroleum Potential of the Clarence-Moreton Basin, New South Wales and Queensland" Australian Geological Survey Organisation. Bulletin 241 p4-47
Usage: Briefly described (p6 Fig. 2, p18) Comments: Of the Gatton Sandstone (Marburg Subgroup, Bundamba Group). Polymictic conglomerate in basal part of unit. Overlies Woogaroo Subgroup units. Geological Province: Clarence-Moreton Basin.
REFID: 61004 Smyth, M. 1994 Organic petrology of sediments in the Clarence-Moreton Basin IN Wells, A.T. O'Brien, P.E. (eds) "Geology and petroleum potential of the Clarence-Moreton Basin, New South Wales and Queensland" Australian Geological Survey Organisation. Bulletin 241 p230-236
Usage: Briefly described (p232 Fig. 2) Min age from reference: Jurassic Max age from reference: Jurassic Comments: Of the Gatton Sandstone (Marburg Subgroup). Geological Province: Clarence-Moreton Basin.
REFID: 60997 Bradshaw, M. , Wells, A.T. , O'Brien, P.E. 1994 Revision of the stratigraphic position of the Towallum Basalt, Clarence-Moreton Basin, New South Wales - Implications for Australian Jurassic biostratigraphy IN Wells,A.T.,O'Brien, P.E. (eds) "Geology and petroleum potential of Clarence.." Australian Geological Survey Organisation. Bulletin 241 p138-143
Usage: Briefly described (p140) Comments: Of the Gatton Sandstone. Geological Province: Clarence-Moreton Basin.
REFID: 60996 O'Brien, P.E. , Wells, A.T. 1994 Sedimentology of the Bundamba Group IN Wells, A.T. O'Brien, P.E. (eds) "Geology and petroleum potential of the Clarence-Moreton Basin, New South Wales and Queensland" Australian Geological Survey Organisation. Bulletin 241 p72-137
Usage: Briefly described (p95) Comments: Of Gatton Sandstone (Marburg Subgroup). Patches of conglomerate, sandstone and mudstone equivalent to the parent sandstone. Geological Province: Clarence-Moreton Basin.
REFID: 60079 Barnes, R.G , Willis, I.L. 1989 Preliminary geological plan of the 1:250 000 Grafton-Maclean sheet area (Plan Number 18345) -SH 56-6, SH 56-7 New South Wales Geological Survey - Report GS1989/117 (unpubl.) Map
Usage: Briefly described (Map Legend) Min age from reference: Early Jurassic Max age from reference: Early Jurassic Comments: Of the Marburg Subgroup.
REFID: 69793 Hoy, D. , Rosenbaum, G. , Wormald, R. , Shaanan, U. 2014 Geology and geochronology of the Emu Creek Block (northern New South Wales, Australia) and implications for oroclinal bending in the New England Orogen Australian Journal of Earth Sciences 61/8 p1109-1124
Usage: Mentioned (p1113 Fig.3) Min age from reference: Jurassic Max age from reference: Jurassic Comments: Emu Creek Block, Tamworth Belt, southern New England Orogen.
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: Mentioned (Fig22.10bp319) 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.3 P170) Comments:

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