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Cumberland Subgroup STRATNO: 26507
Current: Yes Rank: Subgroup Status: Formal State(s): NSW
Category: Variation of published name Usage: Fully described Definition Card: No
Originator: Entry date: 01-JAN-88 Last Update: 12-MAR-09
Replaced by: Previously known as:
Description:
Comments:
Geological province: No province information available
Type state: Reference section type:
Maximum thickness: Minimum thickness:
Unit Age
Top of unit -
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: Late Permian Ma: % from base of biozone: Age method:

Stratigraphic Hierarchy (current units only) Rank Status

Chemical Hierarchy (current units only) Rank Status


Related units: Relationship: Contact Type:
Sydney Subgroup overlies Cumberland Subgroup
First Reference:
REFID: 30450 Dear, J.F., 1972, Preliminary biostratigraphic subdivision of the Permian brachiopod faunas in the northern Bowen Basin and their distribution throughout the Basin., Geological Survey of Queensland, Report, 49

Use on maps:
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 (p16, Table 2) Comments: Of Illawarra Coal Measures.
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 4.1b) Min age from reference: Late Permian Max age from reference: Late Permian Comments: Illawarra Coal Measures.
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 Illawarra Coal Measures. Geological Province: Sydney Basin.
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: Briefly described (p32 Fig.4) Min age from reference: Late Permian Max age from reference: Late Permian Comments: Applies to eastern part of the Southern Coalfield of the Illawarra Coal Measures. Overlain by Sydney Subgroup. 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: Briefly described (p240 Tb. 1, p246 Fig. 5) Min age from reference: Permian Max age from reference: Permian Comments: Of Illawarra Coal Measures. Includes Erins Vale and Pheasants Nest Formations. Geological Province: Sydney Basin.
REFID: 23544 Campbell, L.M. , Conaghan, P.J. , Flood, R.H. 2001 Flow-field and palaeogeographic reconstruction of volcanic activity in the Permian Gerringong Volcanic Complex, Southern Sydney Basin, Australia Australian Journal of Earth Sciences 48(3) p357-375
Usage: Briefly described (Fig 2 p358) Comments: IN the Illawarra Coal Measures
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 Illawarra Coal Measures. Includes the Erins Vale and Pheasants Nest Formations. 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 SY2) Min age from reference: Late Permian Max age from reference: Late Permian Comments: Of the Illawarra Coal Measures. Includes the Pheasants Nest and Erins Vale Formations. 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) Min age from reference: Late Permian Max age from reference: Late Permian Comments: Abbreviated to Cumberland Subgp in text. Of Illawarra Coal Measures, western Sydney Basin.
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: 61610 Bai, G-P. , Hamilton, P.J. , Eadington, P.J. , Keene, J.B. 2001 Fluid flow histories and diagenesis in Permo-Triassic sediments of the Sydney Basin, SE Australia - isotope and fluid inclusion constraints 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 p251-261
Usage: Mentioned (p252 Fig. 2) Min age from reference: Permian Max age from reference: Permian Comments: Of Illawarra Coal Measures. Geological Province: Sydney Basin.
REFID: 40631 Bembrick, C.S. , Smith, V. , Wallace, I. , Corkery, R.W. , Herbert, C. 1983 Extractive and mineral resources. IN Herbert C.(ed) - Geology of the Sydney 1:100 000 sheet 9130. Geological Survey of New South Wales 1v p149-171
Usage: Mentioned (p161) 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:
REFID: 36593 Jakeman, B.L. 1980 The relationship between formation structure and thickness in the Permo-Triassic succession of the Southern Coalfield, Sydney Basin, New South Wales, Australia. International Association for Mathematical Geology. Journal 12(3) p185-212
Usage: Mentioned (Table 1) Comments:
REFID: 31649 King, D. 1976 A review of the coal resources of Australia. Queensland Government Mining Journal LXXVII(892) p53-65
Usage: Mentioned (p59) Comments:
REFID: 37065 Branagan, D.F. 1975 Distribution and geological setting of coal measures in Australia and Papua New Guinea. IN Traves D.M. & King D.(Eds) - Economic geology of Australia and Papua New Guinea - 2.Coal. AusIMM. Monograph Series 6 p25-51
Usage: Mentioned (p32) Comments:
REFID: 30450 Dear, J.F. 1972 Preliminary biostratigraphic subdivision of the Permian brachiopod faunas in the northern Bowen Basin and their distribution throughout the Basin. Geological Survey of Queensland, Report 49
Usage: Mentioned (Table 1) Comments: Sydney Basin. Permian

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