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Burnamwood Formation STRATNO: 25821
Current: Yes Rank: Formation, beds Status: Formal State(s): NSW
Category: Unknown or process pending Usage: Defined Definition Card: No
Originator: Entry date: 01-JAN-88Last Update: 20-AUG-18
Replaced by: Previously known as:
Description: Sandstone, siltstone and five named coal seams.
Comments:
Geological province: No province information available
Type state: NSWReference section type:
Maximum thickness: 214mMinimum thickness:
Unit Age Event: deposition
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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:
Fairfield Formation overlies Burnamwood Formation
Archerfield Sandstone underlies Burnamwood Formation
Fairford Formation overlies Burnamwood Formation
First Reference:
REFID: 29942 Britten, R.A., 1972, A review of the stratigraphy of the Singleton Coal Measures and its significance to coal geology and mining in the Hunter Valley region of New South Wales in Newcastle Conference,1972., AusIMM, 1v, p11-22

Definition Reference:
REFID: 40805 Standing Committee Coalfield Geol. NSW, 1986, Stratigraphy of the Jerrys Plains Subgroup of the Wittingham Coal Measures in the Singleton-Muswellbrook Coal District of the Hunter Valley., Geological Survey of New South Wales, Records, 22(1), p129-143

Use on maps:
REFID: 39346 Summerhayes, G., 1983, Muswellbrook, New South Wales, 1:25 000 geological map. Sheet 9033-11-N, 1st edition., Geological Survey of New South Wales, 1v
REFID: 39830 McIlveen, G.R., 1984, Singleton, New South Wales, 1:25 000 geological series map. Sheet 9132-IV-N, 1st edition., Geological Survey of New South Wales, 1v


Full Bibliographic Details (ordered by usage, publication year)

REFID: 40805 Standing Committee Coalfield Geol. NSW 1986 Stratigraphy of the Jerrys Plains Subgroup of the Wittingham Coal Measures in the Singleton-Muswellbrook Coal District of the Hunter Valley. Geological Survey of New South Wales, Records 22(1) p129-143
Usage: Defined (p137) Min age from reference: Permian Max age from reference: Permian Comments:
REFID: 29942 Britten, R.A. 1972 A review of the stratigraphy of the Singleton Coal Measures and its significance to coal geology and mining in the Hunter Valley region of New South Wales in Newcastle Conference,1972. AusIMM 1v p11-22
Usage: Fully described (p11) Comments:
REFID: 44244 Roberts, J. , Engel, B. , Chapman, J. 1991 Geology of the Camberwell, Dungog, and Bulahdelah 1:100 000 sheets 9133, 9233, 9333. Geological Survey of New South Wales 1v 382pp
Usage: Described (p236 Tb.4) Min age from reference: Late Permian Max age from reference: Late Permian Comments: Of the Jerrys Plains Subgroup. Includes: Mount Arthur seam, Piercefield seam, Vaux seam, Broonie seam, Bayswater seam. Underlies the Fairfield Formation. Type section intext. max. thickness: >214m.
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 (p51 Table 5, p52.) Min age from reference: Late Permian Max age from reference: Late Permian Comments: Upper Hunter Coalfield. 97.1 m thick. Includes Bayswater, Broonie, Vaux, Piercefield and Mount Arthur coal seams. , Basal unit in Jerrys Plains Subgroup. , Overlies Archerfield Sandstone. Is overlain by Fairford Formation. , Sandstone, siltstone and five named coal seams.
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 SY1) Min age from reference: Late Permian Max age from reference: Late Permian Comments: Of the Jerrys Plain Subgroup (Wittingham Coal Measures). Geological Province: Sydney Basin/Hunter Valley area.
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 (p56) Comments: Relationship, correlation & age
REFID: 69683 Pinetown, K.L. 2014 Regional coal seam gas distribution and burial history of the Hunter Coalfield, Sydney Basin Australian Journal of Earth Sciences 61/3 p409-426
Usage: Mentioned (p411 Fig.2, p415-419 Figs.3-4) Min age from reference: Late Permian Max age from reference: Late Permian Comments: , Unit in Jerrys Plains Subgroup.
REFID: 42078 Moloney, J. 1990 Jerrys Plains mini sosie reflection seismic survey, Hunter Coalfield. Geological Survey of New South Wales. Quarterly Notes 80 p1-18
Usage: Mentioned (Table 1 P5) Comments:
REFID: 42922 Beckett, J. 1989 Drilling Programs for Land Use Planning. New South Wales. Department of Minerals and Energy. Minfo 22 p38-40
Usage: Mentioned (Fig.14) Comments:
REFID: 41054 McMinn, A. 1987 Palynostratigraphy of the Stroud Gloucester Trough, N.S.W. Alcheringa 11(2) p151-164
Usage: Mentioned (Fig.3) Comments:
REFID: 41010 Sniffin, M.J. , Beckett, J. , Moloney, J. 1987 The geology, coal resources, and hydrocarbon occurrence within A376, Bulga area, Hunter Coalfield. Geological Survey of New South Wales. Quarterly Notes 69 p9-21
Usage: Mentioned (Fig.3) Comments:
REFID: 40166 Slansky, J.M. 1985 Geochemistry of high-temperature coal ashes and the sedimentary environment of the New South Wales coals, Australia. International Journal of Coal Geology 5(4) p339-376
Usage: Mentioned (Table 1) Comments: See also Fig.27
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 (Fig.3) Comments: Mention Fig.4
REFID: 39830 McIlveen, G.R. 1984 Singleton, New South Wales, 1:25 000 geological series map. Sheet 9132-IV-N, 1st edition. Geological Survey of New South Wales 1v
Usage: Mentioned (Map legend) Min age from reference: Late Permian Max age from reference: Late Permian Comments:
REFID: 39346 Summerhayes, G. 1983 Muswellbrook, New South Wales, 1:25 000 geological map. Sheet 9033-11-N, 1st edition. Geological Survey of New South Wales 1v
Usage: Mentioned (Map legend) Min age from reference: Late Permian Max age from reference: Late Permian Comments:
REFID: 35767 Joint Coal Board of New South Wales. 1979 The black coal resources of New South Wales. Joint Coal Board of New South Wales 1v
Usage: Mentioned (p9) Comments:
REFID: 37087 Britten, R.A. 1975 Singleton-Muswellbrook district. IN Traves D.M. and King D.(Eds) - Economic geology of Australia and Papua New Guinea - 2.Coal. AusIMM. Monograph Series 6 p191-205
Usage: Mentioned (p197) Comments:
REFID: 29943 Britten, R.A. , Smyth, M. 1973 The Bayswater Coal Member of the Singleton Coal Measures of New South Wales. AusIMM 248 p37-47
Usage: Mentioned (p37) Comments:

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