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Cessnock Sandstone Member STRATNO: 24835
Current: Yes Rank: Member, phase Status: Formal State(s): NSW
Category: Unknown or process pending Usage: Defined Definition Card: No
Originator: Entry date: 01-JAN-88 Last Update: 11-JUL-12
Replaced by: Previously known as: Cessnock Sandstone
Description: Sandstone
Comments:
Geological province: Nambour Basin
Type state: NSW Reference section type:
Maximum thickness: 16m Minimum thickness:
Unit Age Event: deposition
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Minimum age: Permian Ma: % from base of biozone: Age method:
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Maximum age: Permian Ma: % from base of biozone: Age method:

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First Reference:
REFID: 43447 Engel, B.A., 1966, Explanatory Notes, 1:250 000 geological series, Newcastle I56-2. 1st Edition, Geological Survey of New South Wales

Definition Reference:
REFID: 34345 McKellar, M.C., 1969, The Sydney Basin - Permian of the Hunter Valley, Maitland Group. IN Packham G.H.(ed) - The geology of New South Wales., Geological Society of Australia. Journal, 16(1), p329-335

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REFID: 34345 McKellar, M.C. 1969 The Sydney Basin - Permian of the Hunter Valley, Maitland Group. IN Packham G.H.(ed) - The geology of New South Wales. Geological Society of Australia. Journal 16(1) p329-335
Usage: Defined (p331) Min age from reference: Permian Max age from reference: Permian Comments:
REFID: 23540 Van Heeswijck, A. 2001 Sequence stratigraphy of coal-bearing, high energy clastic units: the Maitland - Cessnock - Greta Coalfield and Cranky Corner Basin Australian Journal of Earth Sciences 48(3) p417-426
Usage: Briefly described (Fig 2 p 419) Comments:
REFID: 22610 Van Heeswijck, A. 1997 A new interpretation of the Greta Coal Measures in the Maitland-Cessnock-Greta Coalfield and Cranky Corner Basin Advances in the Study of the Sydney Basin 31 p 123- 130
Usage: Briefly described (Fig 1, 5) Comments: Maximum thickness 16m
REFID: 33867 Williams, R.J. 1976 Hunter Valley: Permian coal measures geology. 25th International Geological Congress. Excursion Guide 11B
Usage: Briefly described (p6) 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 (p156) Comments:
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: Mentioned (Fig 5.3) Comments:
REFID: 39287 Herbert, C. 1980 Depositional development of the Sydney Basin. IN Herbert C., Helby R.(eds) - A guide to the Sydney Basin. Geological Survey of New South Wales. Bulletin 26 p11-52
Usage: Mentioned (p20) Comments:
REFID: 39288 McClung, G. 1980 Permian marine sedimentation in the northern Sydney Basin. IN Herbert C.,Helby R.(eds) - A guide to the Sydney Basin. Geological Survey of New South Wales. Bulletin 26 p54-72
Usage: Mentioned (p63) Comments:
REFID: 34015 Basden, H.G. 1969 The Sydney Basin - Permian of the Hunter Valley Greta Coal Measures. IN Packham G.H.(ed) - The geology of New South Wales. Geological Society of Australia. Journal 16(1) p323-329
Usage: Mentioned (Fig.5.4) Comments:
REFID: 43447 Engel, B.A. 1966 Explanatory Notes, 1:250 000 geological series, Newcastle I56-2. 1st Edition Geological Survey of New South Wales
Usage: Not recorded (p19) Comments:

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