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Erins Vale Formation STRATNO: 24958
Current: Yes Rank: Formation, beds Status: Formal State(s): NSW
Category: Other new published name Usage: Fully described Definition Card: No
Originator: Entry date: 01-JAN-88 Last Update: 13-AUG-15
Replaced by: Previously known as:
Description: Fine to medium-grained bioturbated lithic sandstone.
Comments:
Geological province: Error
Type state: Reference section type:
Maximum thickness: 100m Minimum thickness:
Unit Age
Top of unit -
Minimum age: Late Permian 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: Late Permian Ma: % from base of biozone: Age method:

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Related units: Relationship: Contact Type:
Wilton Formation overlies Erins Vale Formation
Shoalhaven Group underlies Erins Vale Formation
Woonona Coal overlies Erins Vale Formation
First Reference:
REFID: 34060 Bunny, M.R., 1969, The stratigraphy of the Sydney Sub-group in the Southern Coalfield. IN Abstracts for the second symposium on Advances in the study of the Sydney Basin, 1969., University of Newcastle. Department of Geology, 1v, p24-25

Use on maps:
REFID: 36222 Bowman, H.N., Stewart, T.R., 1974, Wollongong, New South Wales, 1:50 000 geological series map. Sheet 9029-II, 1st edition. (See Geology of the Wollongong, Kiama & Robertson 1:50 000 sheets by Geol. Surv.NSW), Geological Survey of New South Wales, 1v
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 (p18, Table 2) Comments: Of Cumberland Subgroup.
REFID: 36220 Bowman, H.N. 1974 Geology of the Wollongong, Kiama, and Robertson 1:50 000 sheets. 9029-II, 9028-I & IV. Geological Survey of New South Wales 1v
Usage: Fully described (p40) Comments: See also Table 10 & P38.
REFID: 32618 Pickett, J.W. 1972 The ecology of worm populations in the Erins Vale Formation (Late Permian) southern Sydney Basin. Geological Society of Australia. Journal 19(3) p313-320
Usage: Fully described (p313) Comments: Perm. Strat. table 1. See also P314-319
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: Described (p29 Fig.2, p32 Fig 4) Min age from reference: Late Permian Max age from reference: Late Permian Comments: Overlies Shoalhaven Group. Contains unamed coal. Overlain by Woonona Coal. Of Illawarra Coal Measures. Possibly stratigraphically equivalent to Wallis Creek Subgroup. Geological Province: Sydney Basin.
REFID: 39309 Bowman, H.N. 1980 Southern coalfield, Upper Shoalhaven Group and Illawara Coal Measures. IN Herbert C.,Helby R.(eds) - A guide to the Sydney Basin. Geological Survey of New South Wales. Bulletin 26 p116-132
Usage: Described (p123) Comments: See also Table 7.2
REFID: 30006 Bunny, M.R. 1972 Geology and coal resources of the Southern Catchment Coal Reserve, southern Sydney Basin, New South Wales. Geological Survey of New South Wales. Bulletin 22
Usage: Described (p8) Comments:
REFID: 29900 Bowman, H.N. 1970 Palaeoenvironment and revised nomenclature of the Upper Shoalhaven Group and Illawarra Coal Measures in the Wollongong-Kiama area, New South Wales. Geological Survey of New South Wales, Records 12(2) p163-182
Usage: Described (p173) Comments:
REFID: 34605 Wilson, R.G. 1969 Permian of the southern and western parts of the Sydney Basin - Illawarra Coal Measures, Southern Coalfield. IN Packham G.H.(ed) - The geology of New South Wales. Geological Society of Australia. Journal 16(1) p370-379
Usage: Described (p374) Comments: Fig.5.29
REFID: 60281 Stephenson, A.E. , Burch, G.J. 2004 Preliminary Evaluation of the Petroleum Potential of Australia's Central East Margin Geoscience Australia. Record 2004/06 69p
Usage: Briefly described (p61, p63) Min age from reference: Late Permian Max age from reference: Late Permian Comments: Delta plain sandstone deposits. Top is eroded and overlain, disconformably, by the Wilton Formation. Max. thickness: ~37m. Numerous hydrocarbon shows have been recorded. 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 Cumberland Subgroup. Geological Province: Sydney Basin.
REFID: 24313 PESA - NSW Branch 2002 Branch News - New South Wales PESA News 61 p22-24
Usage: Briefly described (p23) Min age from reference: Early Permian Max age from reference: Early Permian Comments: Geological Province: Sydney 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 (p532 App.1 Tb.A1.9) Min age from reference: Late Permian Max age from reference: Late Permian Comments: Of the Cumberland Subgroup (Illawarra Coal Measures). Fine to medium-grained bioturbated lithic sandstone. Max. thickness: 100m. Geological Province: Sydney Basin.
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: Briefly described (p 24, Fig 3.1) Comments:
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 Cumberland Subgroup (Illawarra Coal Measures). 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, p130) Min age from reference: Late Permian Max age from reference: Late Permian Comments: Of Illawarra Coal Measures, western Sydney Basin.
REFID: 42787 Arditto, P.A. 1991 A sequence stratigraphic analysis of the Late Permian succession in the Southern Coalfield, Sydney Basin, New South Wales. Australian Journal of Earth Sciences 38(2) p125-137
Usage: Briefly described (p129) Comments:
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: 39308 Herbert, C. , Helby, R. 1980 Part C - Excursion Guide. IN Herbert C.,Helby R.(eds) - A guide to the Sydney Basin. Geological Survey of New South Wales. Bulletin 26 p449-539
Usage: Briefly described (p514) Comments: See also P515
REFID: 31887 Loughnan, F.C. , McElroy, C.T. 1976 South Coast Permian and Triassic geology. 25th International Geological Congress. Excursion Guide 18B
Usage: Briefly described (p5) Comments:
REFID: 67663 Danis, C. , O'Neill, C. , Lackie, M. , Twigg, L. , Danis, A. 2011 Deep 3D structure of the Sydney Basin using gravity modelling Australian Journal of Earth Sciences 58(5) 517-542
Usage: Mentioned (p520 Tb.1) Min age from reference: Permian Max age from reference: Permian Comments: Late Permian. , Of the Illawarra Coal Measures.
REFID: 66577 Bray, A. , Hatherly, P. , Fergusson, C.L. 2010 Seismic reflection evidence for the evolution of the Camden Syncline and Lapstone Structural Complex, central Sydney Basin, Australia. Australian Journal of Earth Sciences 57 993-1004
Usage: Mentioned (p997 Fig.2.) Min age from reference: Permian Max age from reference: Permian Comments: , Unit in Illawarra Coal Measures. , Overlies Pheasants Nest Formation. Is overlain by Woonona Coal.
REFID: 63832 Fielding, C.R. , Frank, T.D. , Birgenheier, L.P. , Rygel, M.C. , Jones, A.T. , Roberts, J. 2008 Stratigraphic imprint of the Late Palaeozoic Ice Age in eastern Australia: a record of alternating glacial and nonglacial climate regime Geological Society of London. Journal 165 p129-140
Usage: Mentioned (p131 fig 2) Comments: Of Sydney Basin. , Unit in Illawarra Coal Measures.
REFID: 64631 Fielding, C.R. , Frank, T.D. , Birgenheier, L.P. , Rygel, M.C. , Jones, A.T. , Roberts, J. 2008 Stratigraphic record and facies associations of the late Paleozoic ice age in eastern Australia (New South Wales and Queensland). IN 'Resolving the late Paleozoic ice age in time and space' C.R. Fielding, T.D.Frank, J.L. Isbell Geological Socety of America Special Paper 441 41-58
Usage: Mentioned (p44 Fig.2.) Min age from reference: Capitanian Max age from reference: Wordian Comments: SE Sydney Basin. Biostratigraphic age control at base and top. , Unit in Illawarra Coal Measures.
REFID: 61612 Fielding, C.R. , Sliwa, R. , Holcombe, R.J. , Jones, A.T. 2001 A New palaeogeographic synthesis for the Bowen, Gunnedah and Sydney Basins of Eastern Australia 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 p269-278
Usage: Mentioned (p272, p277, p270 Fig. 1) Min age from reference: Late Permian Max age from reference: Late Permian Comments: Geological Province: Sydney Basin.
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 Cumberland Subgroup. Geological Province: Sydney Basin.
REFID: 22578 Herbert, C. 1995 Sequence stratigraphy of the Late Permian Coal Measures in the Sydney Basin Australian Journal of Earth Sciences 42(4) P391-405
Usage: Mentioned (p391) Comments:
REFID: 42948 New South Wales. Dept. Mineral Resources 1988 Petroleum Exploration near Camden. New South Wales. Department of Mineral Resources. Minfo 21 p50
Usage: Mentioned (p50) Comments:
REFID: 40744 Loughnan, F.C. , Roberts, F.I. 1986 Dickite- and kaolinite-bearing sandstones and conglomerates in Illawarra Coal Measures of the Sydney Basin, New South Wales. Australian Journal of Earth Sciences 33(3) p325-332
Usage: Mentioned (Table 1) Comments:
REFID: 40321 Brakel, A.T. 1986 Global sea-level change as a method of correlating the Late Permian coal measures in the Sydney, Gunnedah, and Bowen Basins, eastern Australia. BMR Journal of Australian Geology and Geophysics 10(1) p17-22
Usage: Mentioned (p19) Comments:
REFID: 40330 Hunt, J.W. , Brakel, A.T. , Smyth, M. 1986 Origin and distribution of the Bayswater seam and correlatives in the Permian Sydney and Gunnedah Basins, Australia. Geological Society of Australia. Coal Geology Group. Journal 6 p59-75
Usage: Mentioned (Fig.8) Comments:
REFID: 40256 McMinn, A. 1985 Palynostratigraphy of the Middle Permian coal sequences of the Sydney Basin. Australian Journal of Earth Sciences 32(3) p301-309
Usage: Mentioned (p306) Comments:
REFID: 41514 Foster, C.B. , Palmieri, V. , Fleming, P.J.G. 1985 Plant microfossils, foraminiferida, and ostracoda, from the Fossil Cliff Formation (Early Permian, Sakmarian), Perth Basin, Western Australia. IN Lindsay J.M. (ed) - Stratigraphy, palaeontology, malacology. Special Publication (South Australia. Department of Mines and Energy) 5 p61-105
Usage: Mentioned (p82) Comments:
REFID: 38615 Mullard, B.W. , Baker, C.J. , Bowman, H.N. 1983 Interesting hydrocarbon occurrences in a coal borehole in the Picton area, southern Sydney Basin. Geological Survey of New South Wales. Quarterly Notes 51 p17-26
Usage: Mentioned (p25) 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: See also Fig.1
REFID: 38656 Diessel, C.F.K. 1982 Coal geology. Australian Mineral Foundation. Workshop Courses 200/82
Usage: Mentioned (Fig.1.5.14) Comments: P281
REFID: 39307 Scheibnerova, V. 1980 A review of Permian foraminifera in the Sydney Basin. IN Herbert C.,Helby R.(eds) - A guide to the Sydney Basin. Geological Survey of New South Wales. Bulletin 26 p432-445
Usage: Mentioned (p438) Comments: Foraminifera
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: See also P33
REFID: 35794 Jones, B.G. , Young, R.W. , Eliot, I.G. 1979 Stratigraphy and chronology of receding barrier-beach deposits on the northern Illawarra coast of New South Wales. Geological Society of Australia. Journal 26(5) p255-264
Usage: Mentioned (p256) Comments:
REFID: 36042 Branagan, D. , Herbert, C. , Langford-Smith, T. 1979 The Sydney Basin. Science Press 1v
Usage: Mentioned (Fig.18) Comments:
REFID: 31128 Gray, N.M. 1976 Engineering geology of the southern part of the Sydney Basin. 25th International Geological Congress. Excursion Guide 6B
Usage: Mentioned (Table 1) Comments:
REFID: 35065 Nicholson, D.A. 1976 Kaolinitic clay - New South Wales in Knight C.L. (ed) - Economic geology of Australia and Papua New Guinea - 4. Industrial minerals and rocks. AusIMM. Monograph Series 8 p42-47
Usage: Mentioned (p43) Comments:
REFID: 37089 Wilson, R.G. 1975 Southern Coalfield. In Traves D.M. and King D.(Eds) - Economic geology of Australia and Papua New Guinea - 2.Coal. AusIMM. Monograph Series 6 p206-218
Usage: Mentioned (p208) 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: Mentioned (p27) Comments: Relationship of rock units
REFID: 36222 Bowman, H.N. , Stewart, T.R. 1974 Wollongong, New South Wales, 1:50 000 geological series map. Sheet 9029-II, 1st edition. (See Geology of the Wollongong, Kiama & Robertson 1:50 000 sheets by Geol. Surv.NSW) Geological Survey of New South Wales 1v
Usage: Mentioned (Map legend) Min age from reference: Late Permian Max age from reference: Late Permian Comments: Early Late Permian.
REFID: 29901 Bowman, H.W. 1972 Natural slope stability in the City of Greater Wollongong. Geological Survey of New South Wales, Records 14(2) p159-222
Usage: Mentioned (p169) Comments:
REFID: 32849 Ringis, J. , Hawkins, L.V. , Seedsman, K. 1970 Offshore seismic and magnetic surveys of the southern coalfields off Stanwell Park. AusIMM. Proceedings 234 p7-16
Usage: Mentioned (Table 1) Comments: Permian
REFID: 34569 Wass, R.E. , Wood, K.G. , Bunny, M.R. , Goldbery, R. 1969 A review of some recent studies in the Sydney Basin. IN Dickens J.M. (ed) - The Permian of Australia Symposium. Geological Society of Australia. Special Publication 2 p7-12
Usage: Mentioned (p9) Comments: Correlates with Dempsey Beds. Permian
REFID: 34060 Bunny, M.R. 1969 The stratigraphy of the Sydney Sub-group in the Southern Coalfield. IN Abstracts for the second symposium on Advances in the study of the Sydney Basin, 1969. University of Newcastle. Department of Geology 1v p24-25
Usage: Mentioned (p24) Comments: Perm. Table

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