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Sticht Range Formation STRATNO: 26910
Current: Yes Rank: Formation, beds Status: Formal State(s): TAS
Category: Variation of published name Usage: Fully described Definition Card: No
Originator: Entry date: 20-SEP-89Last Update: 20-AUG-18
Replaced by: Previously known as: Sticht Range Beds
Description: Coarse-grained siliciclastics: quartz-rich sandstone-siltstone-conglomerate units of metamorphic derivation.
Comments: See Sticht Range beds and Sticht Range Beds.
Geological province: No province information available
Type state: Reference section type:
Maximum thickness: 1200mMinimum thickness:
Unit Age Event: deposition
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Minimum age: Late Cambrian Ma: % from base of biozone: Age method:
Maximum age: Ma: % from base of biozone: Age method:
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Minimum age: Ma: % from base of biozone: Age method:
Maximum age: Middle Cambrian Ma: % from base of biozone: Age method:

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Murchison Volcanics underlies Sticht Range Formation
Owen Group overlies Sticht Range Formation unconformity
First Reference:
REFID: 41695 Murchie, H., 1987, Lyell, Tasmania, geological atlas 1:50 000 series sheet 8013 N, 1st edition., Geological Survey of Tasmania, 1v

Use on maps:
REFID: 41695 Murchie, H., 1987, Lyell, Tasmania, geological atlas 1:50 000 series sheet 8013 N, 1st edition., Geological Survey of Tasmania, 1v


Full Bibliographic Details (ordered by usage, publication year)

REFID: 43054 Baillie, P. 1989 Stratigraphy, sedimentology and structural setting of the Cambrian Sticht Range Formation, western Tasmania. Tasmania Department of Mines. Geological Survey. Bulletin. 65 34pp
Usage: Fully described (p9,p12) Comments: Supersedes Sticht Range Beds.
REFID: 61261 Noll, C.A. , Hall, M. 2005 Great Lyell Fault, western Tasmania: a collage of Middle and Late Cambrian growth faults reactivated during Devonian orogenesis Australian Journal of Earth Sciences 52(3) p427-442
Usage: Briefly described (p429 Fig. 2) Comments:
REFID: 61260 Noll, C.A. , Hall, M. 2005 Structural architecture of the Owen Conglomerate, West Coast Range, western Tasmania: field evidence for Late Cambrian extension Australian Journal of Earth Sciences 52(3) p411-426
Usage: Briefly described (p412 Fig. 1) Min age from reference: Middle Cambrian Max age from reference: Middle Cambrian Comments: See also p424.
REFID: 24601 Noll, C.A. , Hall, M. 2003 Stratigraphic architecture and depositional setting of the coarse-grained Upper Cambrian Owen Conglomerate, West Coast Range, western Tasmania Australian Journal of Earth Sciences 50(6) p835-852
Usage: Briefly described (p836 Fig.1, p837) Min age from reference: Middle Cambrian Max age from reference: Middle Cambrian Comments: Unconformably overlain by the Owen Conglomerate in places. Consists of coarse-grained siliciclastics.
REFID: 22627 Bottrill, R.S. , Brown, A.V. , Calver, C.R. , Corbett, K.D. , Green, G.R. , McClenaghan, M.P. , Pemberton, J. , Seymour, D.B. , Taheri, J. 1998 A summary of the economic geology and mineral potential of Late Proterozoic and Palaeozoic provinces in Tasmania. AGSO Journal of Australian Geology and Geophysics 17(3) 123-143
Usage: Briefly described (fig4p129, p130) Min age from reference: Late Cambrian Max age from reference: Late Cambrian Comments:
REFID: 43777 Laurie, J.R. , Jago, J.B. , Jin-Song, B. 1995 Review of Tasmanian Cambrian biostratigraphy. Australian Geological Survey Organisation. Record 1995/69 p1-31
Usage: Briefly described (p3) Min age from reference: Late Cambrian Max age from reference: Middle Cambrian Comments:
REFID: 69874 Corbett, K.D. , Berry, R.F. , Everard, J.L. , Calver, C.R. , Crawford, A.J. , Vicary, M.J. , Bottrill, R.S. , Bass Metals Limited , Henty Gold Mine , McNeil, A.W. 2014 Cambrian Tasmania. In: Corbett, K.D., Quilty, P.G. & Calver, C.R. editors, Geological Evolution of Tasmania. Geological Society of Australia Special Publication 24 pp.95-240
Usage: Mentioned (p210) Comments: , Is overlain unconformably by Owen Group.
REFID: 64746 Berry, R.F. , Steele, D.A. , Meffre, S. 2008 Proterozoic metamorphism in Tasmania: implications for tectonic reconstructions Precambrian Research 166(1-4) p387-396
Usage: Mentioned (p394. ) Comments: Detrital zircon age spectra (c.1450 Ma) are very similar to earliest sandstones in Transantarctic Mountains, suggesting Western Tasmania was adjacent in the Neoproterozoic.
REFID: 61412 Berry, R.F. , Holm, O. 2001 The structure of northwestern Tasmania Geological Society of Australia. Specialist Group in Tectonics and Structural Geology. Field Guide. 11 52p
Usage: Mentioned (p45.) Comments: Fig.34 on p45 suggests Mount Charter Group includes Sticht Range Formation.
REFID: 41695 Murchie, H. 1987 Lyell, Tasmania, geological atlas 1:50 000 series sheet 8013 N, 1st edition. Geological Survey of Tasmania 1v
Usage: Mentioned (Map legend) Min age from reference: Paleozoic Comments:

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