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Tuggerah Formation STRATNO: 26958
Current: Yes Rank: Formation, beds Status: Formal State(s): NSW
Category: Unknown or process pending Usage: Described Definition Card: No
Originator: Entry date: 01-JAN-88 Last Update: 13-DEC-07
Replaced by: Previously known as: Tuggerah Sandstone
Description: Medium to coarse-grained sandstone interbedded with siltstone and claystone.
Comments:
Geological province: No province information available
Type state: Reference section type:
Maximum thickness: 98m Minimum thickness:
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Minimum age: Early Triassic 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: Early Triassic Ma: % from base of biozone: Age method:

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First Reference:
REFID: 43342 Hanlon, F.N., Osborne, G.D., Raggatt, H.G., 1953, Narrabeen Group: Its Subdivisions & Correlations between the South Coast & Narrabeen-Wyong Districts, Royal Society of New South Wales. Journal and Proceedings, 87, p106

Use on maps:
REFID: 40625 Herbert, C., West, J.L., 1983, Sydney, New South Wales,1:100 000 geological series map sheet 9130. 1st edition. (Map attached to "Geology of the Sydney 1:100 000 sheet 9130" edited by C.Herbert)., 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: 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 (p520 App.1 Tb.A1.9) Min age from reference: Early Triassic Max age from reference: Early Triassic Comments: Of the Narrabeen Group. Medium to coarse-grained sandstone interbedded with siltstone and claystone. Max. thickness: 98m. Geological Province: Sydney Basin. See also p524 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: Early Triassic Comments:
REFID: 39294 Uren, R. 1980 Notes on the Clifton Sub-Group, northeastern Sydney Basin. IN Herbert C.,Helby R.(eds) - A guide to the Sydney Basin. Geological Survey of New South Wales. Bulletin 26 p162-168
Usage: Described (p165) Comments:
REFID: 33683 Ward, C.R. 1971 Mineralogical changes as marker horizons for stratigraphic correlation in the Narrabeen Group of the Sydney Basin. Royal Society of New South Wales. Journal and Proceedings 104 p77-88
Usage: Described (Table 1) Comments:
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 (p42.) Min age from reference: Triassic Max age from reference: Triassic Comments: Northern Sydney Basin. Deposition from SE-flowing streams. , Fine-grained red and green overbank sediments.
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: Eary Triassic Max age from reference: Early Triassic Comments: Of the Clifton Subgroup (Narrabeen Group). Geological Province: Sydney Basin
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: Early Triassic Comments: Of Clifyon Subgroup
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 (p130) Min age from reference: Triassic Max age from reference: Triassic Comments: Fine grained red and green overbank sediments deposited in the northern Sydney Basin.
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: Early Triassic Comments:
REFID: 34336 McElroy, C.T. 1969 Sydney Basin, Triassic system - Narrabeen Group. IN Packham G.H.(ed) - The geology of New South Wales. Geological Society of Australia. Journal 16(1) p387-393
Usage: Briefly described (p391) Comments: On Table 5.16.
REFID: 43317 McElroy, C.T. 1957 Sydney N.S.W., 4-mile geological series explanatory Notes (first edition) Bureau of Mineral Resources, Australia 1v
Usage: Briefly described (Table 1 p10) Comments:
REFID: 22745 Herbert, C. 1997 Sequence stratigraphic analysis of Early and Middle Triassic alluvial and estuarine facies in the Sydney Basin, Australia Australian Journal of Earth Sciences 44(1) p125-143
Usage: Mentioned (p129) Comments: Sydney Basin.
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 (p17) Comments: See also Table 1
REFID: 40629 Chesnut, W.S. 1983 Engineering geology. IN Herbert C.(ed) - Geology of the Sydney 1:100 000 sheet 9130. Geological Survey of New South Wales 1v p183-203
Usage: Mentioned (p186) Comments:
REFID: 40625 Herbert, C. , West, J.L. 1983 Sydney, New South Wales,1:100 000 geological series map sheet 9130. 1st edition. (Map attached to "Geology of the Sydney 1:100 000 sheet 9130" edited by C.Herbert). Geological Survey of New South Wales 1v
Usage: Mentioned (Map legend) Min age from reference: Early Triassic Max age from reference: Early Triassic Comments: Early to Middle Triassic
REFID: 37804 Conaghan, P.J. , Jones, J.G. , McDonnell, K.L. , Royce, K. 1982 A dynamic fluvial model for the Sydney Basin. Geological Society of Australia. Journal 29(1) p55-70
Usage: Mentioned (Table 1) 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. 2.18) Comments:
REFID: 39306 Retallack, G. 1980 Late Carboniferous to middle Triassic megafossil floras from the Sydney Basin. IN Herbert C.,Helby R.(eds) - A guide to the Sydney Basin. Geological Survey of New South Wales. Bulletin 26 p384-430
Usage: Mentioned (p413) Comments:
REFID: 36391 McIlveen, G.R. 1980 Mine data sheets to accompany metallogenic map Sydney 1:500 000 sheet. Geological Survey of New South Wales 1v
Usage: Mentioned (p156) Comments:
REFID: 39308 Herbert, C. , Helby, R. 1980 Part C - Excursion Guide. IN Herbert C.,Helby R.(eds) - A guide to the Sydney Basin. Geological Survey of New South Wales. Bulletin 26 p449-539
Usage: Mentioned (Fig. 23.12) Comments:
REFID: 36042 Branagan, D. , Herbert, C. , Langford-Smith, T. 1979 The Sydney Basin. Science Press 1v
Usage: Mentioned (Fig.22) Comments: See also Fig.24.
REFID: 35690 Herbert, C. 1979 The geology and resources potential of The Wianamatta Group. Geological Survey of New South Wales. Bulletin 25
Usage: Mentioned (p61) Comments:
REFID: 32803 Retallack, G. , Gould, R.E. , Runnegar, B. 1977 Isotopic dating of a Middle Triassic megafossil flora from near Nymboida, northeastern New South Wales. La Trobe University. Department of Geology. Unpublished 1v p77-113
Usage: Mentioned (p95) Comments:
REFID: 33867 Williams, R.J. 1976 Hunter Valley: Permian coal measures geology. 25th International Geological Congress. Excursion Guide 11B
Usage: Mentioned (Table 1) Comments:
REFID: 35062 Herbert, C. 1976 Phosphate - New South Wales in Knight C.L. (ed) - Economic geology of Australia and Papua New Guinea - 4. Industrial minerals and rocks. AusIMM. Monograph Series 8 p278-280
Usage: Mentioned (p279) 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: Mentioned (p122) Comments: Phosphate deposits
REFID: 29633 Balme, B.E. , Helby, R.J. 1973 Floral modifications at the Permian-Triassic boundary in Australia in the Permian and Triassic Systems and their mutual boundary. Canadian Society of Petroleum Geologists, Memoir 2 p433-444
Usage: Mentioned (p435) Comments: Permian/Triassic boundary
REFID: 30286 Cosgriff, J.W. 1973 Notobrachyops picketti a brachyopid from the Ashfield Shale, Wiannamatta Group, New South Wales. Journal of Paleontology 47(6) p1094-1101
Usage: Mentioned (p1099) Comments: Stratigraphic table
REFID: 41639 Ingram, J.A. 1973 Phosphate deposits. Second edition. Bureau of Mineral Resources, Australia. Mineral Resources Report 3(2nd ed.)
Usage: Mentioned (p9) Comments:
REFID: 31276 Helby, R. 1973 Review of Late Permian and Triassic palynology of New South Wales. Geological Society of Australia. Special Publication 4 p141-155
Usage: Mentioned (p147) Comments: Palynology
REFID: 33685 Ward, C.R. 1972 Sedimentation in the Narrabeen Group, southern Sydney Basin, New South Wales. Geological Society of Australia. Journal 19(3) p393-409
Usage: Mentioned (Table 2) Comments:
REFID: 31426 Galloway, M.C. 1972 Statistical analysis of regional heavy mineral variation, Hawkesbury Sandstone and Narrabeen Group (Triassic), Sydney Basin. Geological Society of Australia. Journal 19(1) p65-76
Usage: Mentioned (Fig.1) Comments:
REFID: 29915 Brakel, A.T. 1972 The geology of the Mt. View Range district, Pokalbin, N.S.W. Royal Society of New South Wales. Journal and Proceedings 105 p61-70
Usage: Mentioned (p68) Comments:
REFID: 31884 Loughnan, F.C. , Goldberry, R. 1971 Kaolinite claystone in the Burralow Formation of the Sydney Basin. AusIMM. Proceedings 238 p59-62
Usage: Mentioned (Table 1) Comments: Triassic
REFID: 31297 Herbert, C. 1970 A synthesis of Narrabeen Group nomenclature, Sydney Basin. Geological Survey of New South Wales. Quarterly Notes 1 p3-10
Usage: Mentioned (p6) Comments:
REFID: 33986 Adrian, J. 1969 Characteristics of the coal measures of the Hunter Valley region. Part III. Newcastle Coal Measures & Narrabeen Group in Tuggerah area, NSW. IN Abstracts for 2nd Symp. on Advances in study of Sydney Basin. University of Newcastle. Department of Geology 1v p30-31
Usage: Mentioned (p30) Comments: Table
REFID: 34339 McElroy, C.T. 1969 History of sedimentation in the Sydney Basin - Narrabeen Group sedimentation. IN Packham G.H.(ed) - The geology of New South Wales. Geological Society of Australia. Journal 16(1) p439-443
Usage: Mentioned (p442) Comments: Clay minerals
REFID: 34107 Conolly, J.R. 1969 Models for Triassic deposition in the Sydney Basin. IN Jensen A.R. & Moss A.J. - Environmental Analysis in Sedimentology Symposium. Geological Society of Australia. Special Publication 2 p209-223
Usage: Mentioned (p217) Comments: Triassic
REFID: 34009 Balme, B.E. 1969 The Permian-Triassic boundary in Australia. IN Dickens J.M. (ed) - The Permian of Australia Symposium. Geological Society of Australia. Special Publication 2 p99-112
Usage: Mentioned (Table III) Comments:
REFID: 34121 Crook, K.A.W. , McElroy, C.T. 1969 The Sydney Basin - Triassic System, Narrabeen Group: Blue Mountains and Western Margin. IN Packham G.H.(ed) - The geology of New South Wales. Geological Society of Australia. Journal 16(1) p396-399
Usage: Mentioned (p397) Comments:
REFID: 34437 Raggatt, H.G. 1969 The Sydney Basin - Triassic system, Narrabeen Group - microflora and fauna. IN Packham G.H.(ed) - The geology of New South Wales. Geological Society of Australia. Journal 16(1) p405-407
Usage: Mentioned (p406) Comments: Contains Ostracods
REFID: 34241 Helby, R.J. 1969 The Sydney Basin - Triassic system, Narrabeen Group: stratigraphic palynology. IN Packham G.H.(ed) - The geology of New South Wales. Geological Society of Australia. Journal 16(1) p404-405
Usage: Mentioned (p404) Comments:
REFID: 34301 Loughnan, F.C. 1969 The Sydney Basin - Triassic system. Petrography of the Narrabeen Group: Red Beds. IN Packham G.H.(ed) - The geology of New South Wales. Geological Society of Australia. Journal 16(1) p403-404
Usage: Mentioned (p403) Comments:
REFID: 43352 Conolly, J.R. 1968 Models for Triassic deposition in the Sydney Basin Geological Society of Australia. Special Publication 2 209-223
Usage: Not recorded (p 209-223) Max age from reference: Triassic Comments:
REFID: 43383 Brunker, R.L. , Offenberg, A.C. , Rose, G. 1967 Explanatory Notes 1:3 000 000 geological map of New South Wales. Geological Survey of New South Wales 32
Usage: Not recorded (p22) Comments:
REFID: 43344 Branagan, D.F. , McElroy, C.T. , Packham, G.H. 1967 Field geology of New South Wales Science Press 191
Usage: Not recorded (p21) Comments: Unit of Narrabeen Group
REFID: 43320 Bryan, J.H. , McElroy, C.T. , Rose, G. 1966 Sydney 1:250 000 geological series explanatory notes. 3rd Edition. Geological Survey of New South Wales 46pp
Usage: Not recorded (Table 1 p11,12) Max age from reference: Triassic Comments: Part of Clifton Subgroup
REFID: 43508 Conolly, J.R. 1965 The occurrence of polycrystallinity and undulatory extinction in quartz in sandstones Journal of Sedimentary Petrology 35 p116-135
Usage: Not recorded (p122) Comments: petrographic analyses
REFID: 44610 Evans, P.R. 1964 Palynological observations of Union-Kern-A.O.G. Cabawin East No.1 Well. Petroleum Search Subsidy Acts. Publication 44 Appendix 2 p44-50
Usage: Not recorded (p47,49) Comments:
REFID: 43318 McElroy, C.T. 1962 Sydney N.S.W. 1:250 000 geological survey explanatory Notes (second edition) Bureau of Mineral Resources, Australia 1v
Usage: Not recorded (opp p6) Max age from reference: Late Triassic Comments: See also Lexicon
REFID: 43385 Voisey, A.H. 1958 Clarke Memorial Lecture. Further remarks on the sedimentary formations of New South Wales Royal Society of New South Wales. Journal and Proceedings 91(4) 165-188
Usage: Not recorded (p182 Table) Max age from reference: Triassic Comments:
REFID: 43395 Crook, K.A.W. 1957 The stratigraphy and petrology of the Narrabeen Group in the Grose River district Royal Society of New South Wales. Journal and Proceedings 90 61-79
Usage: Not recorded (p74) Comments:
REFID: 43342 Hanlon, F.N. , Osborne, G.D. , Raggatt, H.G. 1953 Narrabeen Group: Its Subdivisions & Correlations between the South Coast & Narrabeen-Wyong Districts Royal Society of New South Wales. Journal and Proceedings 87 p106
Usage: Not recorded (Table 1 p107) Comments:

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