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Denman Formation STRATNO: 25877
Current: Yes Rank: Formation, beds Status: Formal State(s): NSW
Category: Other new published name Usage: Defined Definition Card: No
Originator: Entry date: 01-JAN-88 Last Update: 13-DEC-07
Replaced by: Previously known as:
Description:
Comments:
Geological province: Sydney Basin
Type state: NSW Reference section type:
Maximum thickness: 30m Minimum thickness:

Unit Age
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Minimum age: 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: Permian Ma: % from base of biozone: Age method:

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  • Denman Formation- Formation, beds- Formal

Related units: Relationship: Contact Type:
Lambton Formation overlies Denman 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
REFID: 43257 Glen, R.A., Beckett, J., 1993, Hunter Coalfield Regional Geology, New South Wales. Department of Mineral Resources, 1v, Map


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 (p142) 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: 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: Described (p524 App.1 Tb.A1.9) Min age from reference: Late Permian Max age from reference: Late Permian Comments: Included in both the Wittingham Coal Measures (Singleton Supergroup) and Charbon Subgroup (Illawarra Coal Measures). Contains the Bungaba coal seam. Max. thickness: 30m. In the Illawarra region. Geol. Province: Sydney Basin. See also p528 App.1 Tb.A1.9.
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: Described (Fig 4.1a) Max age from reference: Late Permian Comments: Of the Jerrys Plain Subgroup.
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: Described (p13) 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: Described (p63) Comments: Age, correlation, lithology, relationships.
REFID: 62033 Creech, M. , Rigby, R. 2006 Revision of the Wollombi Coal measures Minfo 81 p24-25
Usage: Briefly described (p25 (Table)) Comments: Of the Wittingham Coal Measures. Overlain by Lambton Formation. Geological Province: Sydney Basin.
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 (p38 Fig.3-j, p41, p130.) Min age from reference: Late Permian Max age from reference: Late Permian Comments: Hunter Coalfield, Brigalow Belt South Bioregion. Mis-spelt as Denham Formation on p130. , Unit in Wittingham Coal Measures. , Overlies Jerrys Plains Subgroup. Is overlain by Watts Sandstone. , Includes sandstone siltstone laminite.
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 235pp
Usage: Briefly described (p23 Table 1, p51 Table 5.) Min age from reference: Late Permian Max age from reference: Late Permian Comments: Hunter and Western Coalfields. Equivalent to Dempsey Formation in the Newcastle Coalfield. , Upper unit in Wittingham Coal Measures. , Overlies Jerrys Plains Subgroup. Is overlain by Watts Sandstone. , Dark grey striped sandstone-siltstone laminite with abundant burrows.
REFID: 24157 Creech, M. 2002 Tuffaceous deposition in the Newcastle Coal Measures: challenging existing concepts of peat formation in the Sydney Basin, New South Wales, Australia International Journal of Coal Geology 51 p185-214
Usage: Briefly described (p188 Tb.1) Min age from reference: Permian Max age from reference: Permian Comments: Of the Wittingham Coal Measures. Geological Province: Sydney Basin
REFID: 23717 Kramer, W. , Weatherall G. , Offler, R. 2001 Origin and correlation of tuffs in the Permian Newcastle and Wollombi Coal Measures, NSW, Australia, using chemical fingerprinting International Journal of Coal Geology 47(2) p115-135
Usage: Briefly described (p118 Fig. 2) Min age from reference: Permian Max age from reference: Permian Comments: Geological Province: Sydney Basin.
REFID: 61529 Glen, R.A. , Beckett, J. 1997 Structure and tectonics along the inner edge of a foreland basin: the Hunter Coalfield in the northern Sydney Basin, New South Wales Australian Journal of Earth Sciences 44(6) p853-877
Usage: Briefly described (p854 Fig. 1b) Min age from reference: Late Permian Max age from reference: Late Permian Comments: Geological Province: Sydney Basin.
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 Wittingham Coal Measures. Geological Province: Sydney Basin/Hunter Valley area.
REFID: 43257 Glen, R.A. , Beckett, J. 1993 Hunter Coalfield Regional Geology New South Wales. Department of Mineral Resources 1v Map
Usage: Briefly described (Map Legend) Max age from reference: Late Permian Comments: Of Wittingham Coal Measures.
REFID: 42657 Yoo, E.K. 1993 Stratigraphic and coal seam correlations of the Illawarra Coal Measures in the Ulan and Bylong areas, Western Coalfield, Sydney Basin, New South Wales Royal Society of New South Wales. Journal and Proceedings 126(1/2) p73-86
Usage: Briefly described (p81) Comments:
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 (p112, p129 Tb. 8.3, p130) Min age from reference: Late Permian Max age from reference: Late Permian Comments: Uppermost unit of Tomago Coal Measures, Newcastle Coalfield, Sydney Basin. Correlates with an organic-rich mudstone unit (now part of Clare Sandstone) in the upper part of the Black Jack Formation (now Black Jack Group), Gunnedah Basin.
REFID: 43017 Briggs, D.J.C. 1993 Time control in the Permian of the Sydney-Bowen Basin and the New England Orogen; In Findlay, Unrug, Banks, & Veevers (eds) Gondwana Eight. Assembly, evolution and dispersal. Proceedings of the Eighth Gondwana Symposium, Hobart, Tasmania, A A.A. Balkema, Rotterdam 1v p371-383
Usage: Briefly described (Fig.1,p372) Comments:
REFID: 42916 New South Wales. Dept. Minerals & Energy 1989 Coalfield Review -- Hunter Coalfield. New South Wales. Department of Minerals and Energy. Minfo 23 p23-29
Usage: Briefly described (Table 1) Max age from reference: Late Permian 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: Briefly described (p80) 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: Briefly described (p198) 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) Min age from reference: Permian Max age from reference: Permian Comments: Late Permian. Age defined by that of the parent Singleton Supergroup. , Of the Singleton Supergroup.
REFID: 66891 Jasonsmith, J. F. , MacDonald, B.C.T. , McPhail, D.C. , Beavis, S. , Norman, M. , Roach, I.C. , Harris, B. , Isaacson, L. , White, I. , Biswas, F. 2011 Salinisation processes in a sub-catchment of Wybong Creek, Hunter Valley, New South Wales Australian Journal of Earth Sciences 58(2) p177-193
Usage: Mentioned (p179. ) Min age from reference: Middle Permian Max age from reference: Middle Permian Comments: Marine.
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: Mentioned (p61) Min age from reference: Late Permian Max age from reference: Late Permian Comments:
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 (p274, p277, p270 Fig. 1) Min age from reference: Late Permian Max age from reference: Late Permian Comments: Geological Province: Sydney Basin.
REFID: 61770 Roberts, J. , Geeve, R.J. 1999 Allochthonous forearc blocks and their influence on an orogenic timetable for the Southern New England Orogen IN Flood, P. G. (ed.) "Regional Geology Tectonics and Metallogenesis: New England Orogen" - papers presented at a conference .... University of New England, Armidale 1999" - NEO '99 Conference Not Recorded
Usage: Mentioned (p110) Comments:
REFID: 22607 Kozyrev, N. , Skilbeck, C.G. 1997 Origin of CO2- rich gas in the Permian Coal Measures of the northern Sydney Basin, NSW Advances in the Study of the Sydney Basin 31 p 57- 64
Usage: Mentioned (p 57) Comments:
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: 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: 41604 Brunton, J.S. , Moloney, J. 1989 Geology and coal resources of the Maison Dieu area, near Singleton, Hunter Coalfield. Geological Survey of New South Wales. Quarterly Notes 75 p1-12
Usage: Mentioned (Table 1) Comments:
REFID: 41902 Kellett, J.R. , Williams, B.G. , Ward, J.K. 1989 Hydrogeochemistry of the upper Hunter River Valley, New South Wales. Bureau of Mineral Resources, Australia. Bulletin 221
Usage: Mentioned (p3) Comments:
REFID: 41054 McMinn, A. 1987 Palynostratigraphy of the Stroud Gloucester Trough, N.S.W. Alcheringa 11(2) p151-164
Usage: Mentioned (p156) 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: 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 (p347) Comments: See also Table 1
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 (p304) Comments:
REFID: 39693 Hamilton, D.S. , Beckett, J. 1984 Permian depositional systems in the Gunnedah region. Geological Survey of New South Wales. Quarterly Notes 55
Usage: Mentioned (p17) Comments:
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: 39666 Holmes, G.G. 1983 Bentonite and Fullers Earth in New South Wales. Geological Survey of New South Wales. Mineral Resources 45
Usage: Mentioned (p66) 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: 38614 Beckett, J. , Hamilton, D.S. , Weber, C.R. 1983 Permian and Triassic stratigraphy and sedimentation in the Gunnedah-Narrabri-Coonabarabran region. Geological Survey of New South Wales. Quarterly Notes 51 p1-16
Usage: Mentioned (p14) Comments:
REFID: 39232 Bembrick, C.S. 1983 Stratigraphy and sedimentation of the Late Permian Illawarra Coal Measures in the Western Coalfield, Sydney Basin, New South Wales. Royal Society of New South Wales. Journal and Proceedings 116(3/4) p105-117
Usage: Mentioned (p105) Comments: See also P110
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: 36604 Marchioni, D.L. 1980 Coalifaction - Deformation relationships in the Upper Hunter Valley, New South Wales. AusIMM. Proceedings 276 p21-31
Usage: Mentioned (Fig.9) 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 (Fig. 2.15) Comments:
REFID: 36042 Branagan, D. , Herbert, C. , Langford-Smith, T. 1979 The Sydney Basin. Science Press 1v
Usage: Mentioned (Fig.19) Comments:
REFID: 31375 Holmes, G.G. 1976 Goulburn Valley coal drilling. Geological Survey of New South Wales. Quarterly Notes 23 p2-14
Usage: Mentioned (p3) Comments: Stratigraphy
REFID: 29944 Britten, R.A. , Smyth, M. , Bennett, A.J.R. , Shibaoka, M. 1975 Environmental interpretations of Gondwana Coal Measure Sequences in Gondwana Geology: Papers from the 3rd Gondwana Symposium, Canberra, 1973. International Union of Geology & Geophysics. Commission on Stratigraphy 1v p233-247
Usage: Mentioned (Fig.18) Comments:
REFID: 33334 Stuntz, J. 1972 The surface distribution of the "Upper Coal Measures", Sydney Basin, New South Wales. IN Newcastle Conference, 1972. AusIMM 1v p1-9
Usage: Mentioned (p8) Comments: Perm.

Bibliographic references returned: 47
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