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Kojarena Sandstone STRATNO: 25975
Current: Yes Rank: Formation, beds Status: Formal State(s): WA
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: Red-brown, medium- to coarse-grained ferruginous sandstone; claystone at base.
Comments:
Geological province: Perth Basin
Type state: WAReference section type:
Maximum thickness: 34mMinimum thickness:
Unit Age Event: deposition
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Minimum age: Bajocian Ma: % from base of biozone: Age method:
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Maximum age: Bajocian Ma: % from base of biozone: Age method:

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Related units: Relationship: Contact Type:
Yarragadee Formation overlies Kojarena Sandstone conformity
Newmarracarra Limestone underlies Kojarena Sandstone conformity
First Reference:
REFID: 34134 de Jersey, N.J., Williams, A.J., 1969, Correlation chart of Australian Jurassic sediments. IN Gondwana stratigraphy., Unesco, France, 1v, p482

Definition Reference:
REFID: 36293 Playford, P.E., Cockbain, A.E., Low, G.H., 1976, Geology of the Perth Basin, Western Australia., Geological Survey of Western Australia. Bulletin, 124

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Full Bibliographic Details (ordered by usage, publication year)

REFID: 36293 Playford, P.E. , Cockbain, A.E. , Low, G.H. 1976 Geology of the Perth Basin, Western Australia. Geological Survey of Western Australia. Bulletin 124
Usage: Defined (p156) Min age from reference: Bajocian Max age from reference: Bajocian Comments:
REFID: 36890 Cockbain, A.E. , Lowry, D.C. , Cope, R.N. , Low, G.H. , Playford, P.E. 1975 Phanerozoic. Geological Survey of Western Australia. Memoir 2 p223-433
Usage: Fully described (p245) Comments:
REFID: 61811 Mory, A.J. , Haig, D.W. , McLoughlin, S. , Hocking, R.M. 2005 Geology of the northern Perth Basin, Western Australia - a field guide Geological Survey of Western Australia. Record 2005/9 71p
Usage: Described (pp29-31, p64.) Min age from reference: Middle Jurassic Max age from reference: Middle Jurassic Comments: Type section in rail cutting, c. 24 km east of Geraldton; further details in Appendix 1. , Uppermost unit in Champion Bay Group. , Conformably overlies Newmarracarra Limestone. Is overlain conformably by Yarragadee Formation. , Ferruginous, medium- to coarse-grained sandstone; local basal claystone.
REFID: 44144 Cockbain, A.E. 1990 Perth Basin. IN Geology and Mineral Resources of Western Australia. Geological Survey of Western Australia. Memoir 3 p495-525
Usage: Described (p505 Tb.4-21) Min age from reference: Bajocian Max age from reference: Bajocian Comments: Type Section: Bringo railway cutting, 28o44'54''S 114o50'54''E. 34m thick shallow marine deposits. , Champion Bay Group , Conformably overlain by Yarragadee Formation. Overlies Newmarracarra Limestone conformably. , Red-brown, medium- to coarse-grained ferruginous sandstone; claystone at base.
REFID: 41484 Pracejus, B. , Bolton, B.R. , Frakes, L.A. 1988 Nature and development of supergene manganese deposits, Groote Eylandt, Northern Territory, Australia. Ore Geology Reviews 4(1/2) p71-98
Usage: Described (p91) Comments:
REFID: 41284 Warris, B.J. 1988 The geology of the Mount Horner oilfield, Perth Basin, Western Australia. APEA Journal 28(1) p88-99
Usage: Described (p91) Comments:
REFID: 23816 Playford, P.E. , Cope, R.W. , Cockbain, A.E. , Low, G.H. , Lowry, D.C. 1975 Perth Basin IN Geology of Western Australia Geological Survey of Western Australia. Memoir 2
Usage: Described (p242, 245) Min age from reference: Bajocian Max age from reference: Bajocian Comments: Geological Province: Perth Basin. Uppermost unit of the Champion Bay Group. Underlying unit: Newmarracarra Limestone. Overlying unit: Yarragadee Formation. Max. thickness: 34 m.
REFID: 32649 Playford, P.E. , Horwitz, R.C. , Peers, R. , Baxter, J.L. 1970 Geraldton, Western Australia, 1:250 000 geological series explanatory notes. Sheet SH/50-01. Bureau of Mineral Resources, Australia 1v 39pp
Usage: Described (p25) Comments: See also Table 1
REFID: 64635 Mory, A.J. , Hocking, R.M. 2008 Geology of Kalbarri and Mingenew areas - a field guide Geological Survey of Western Australia. Record 2008/11 34p
Usage: Briefly described (p16 ) Min age from reference: Middle Jurassic Max age from reference: Middle Jurassic Comments: , Of the Champion Bay Group.
REFID: 24020 Craig, R.S. 2002 A new Jurassic Rhynchonellide Brachiopod from the Newmarracarra Limestone, Perth Basin, Western Australia Western Australian Museum. Records 20(4) p387-392
Usage: Briefly described (p387) Min age from reference: Bajocian Max age from reference: Bajocian Comments: Geological Province: Perth Basin
REFID: 23279 Mory, A.J. , Iasky, R.P. 1996 Stratigraphy and structure of the onshore northern Perth Basin Western Australia Geological Survey of Western Australia. Report 46 102pp
Usage: Mentioned (p29) Comments:
REFID: 36257 Prider, T. 1979 The geology of Western Australia in relation to its mineral resources in Prider R.T.(ed) - Mining in Western Australia. University of Western Australia Press 1v p24-38
Usage: Mentioned (Table 2.1) Comments:
REFID: 33022 Schmidt, P.W. , Embleton, B.J.J. 1976 Palaeomagnetic results from sediments of the Perth Basin, Western Australia, and their bearing on the timing of regional lateritisation. Palaeogeography, Palaeoclimatology, Palaeoecology 19(4) p257-273
Usage: Mentioned (p265) Comments: Palaeomagnetism. See also P259
REFID: 35282 Johnstone, M.H. , Jones, D.K. , Pearson, G.R. , Smith, D.N. , Thomas, B.M. 1976 The Phanerozoic of the Perth and Carnarvon Basins, Western Australia. 25th International Geological Congress. Excursion Guide 39C
Usage: Mentioned (Fig.27) Comments:
REFID: 31910 Lowry, D.C. 1974 Dongara-Hill River, Western Australia, 1:250 000 geological series explanatory notes. Sheet SH/50-05. Bureau of Mineral Resources, Australia 1v 33pp
Usage: Mentioned (p22) Comments:
REFID: 33166 Skwarko, S.K. 1974 Jurassic fossils of Western Australia. 1.Bajocian bivalvia of the Newmarracarra Limestone and the Kojarena Sandstone. Bureau of Mineral Resources, Australia. Bulletin 150 p57-109
Usage: Mentioned (p58) Comments: Refers bivalve faunas
REFID: 31561 Johnstone, M.H. 1973 Palaeozoic and Mesozoic of the Perth and Carnarvon Basins. IN 3rd International Gondwana Symposium: notes on field trip no.2. 5-10 August. 1973. WAPET 1v
Usage: Mentioned (p22) Comments: Section
REFID: 32648 Cope, R.W. , Playford, P.E. 1971 The Phanerozoic stratigraphy of Western Australia: a correlation chart in two parts. Geological Survey of Western Australia. Report 1970 p32-33
Usage: Mentioned (p32) Comments: M. Jur.
REFID: 31706 Kummel, B. 1970 History of the earth. W.H.Freeman & Co., San Francisco 1v
Usage: Mentioned (p665) Comments: Jurassic correlation chart
REFID: 34134 de Jersey, N.J. , Williams, A.J. 1969 Correlation chart of Australian Jurassic sediments. IN Gondwana stratigraphy. Unesco, France 1v p482
Usage: Mentioned (Cor.Chart) Comments: Middle Jurassic

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