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Yass Group STRATNO: 27031
Current: No Rank: Group, Suite Status: Superseded State(s): NSW
Category: Unknown or process pending Usage: Described Definition Card: No
Originator: Entry date: 01-JAN-88Last Update: 10-JAN-17
Replaced by: Yass Subgroup Previously known as:
Description:
Comments: See also Yass Beds, Yass Member, Yass Group, Yass Sub-Group. Now (1979) Yass Formation.
Geological province: No province information available
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Unit Age
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Minimum age: Wenlock Ma: % from base of biozone: Age method:
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Maximum age: Wenlock Ma: % from base of biozone: Age method:

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First Reference:
REFID: 31852 Link, A.G., 1970, Age and correlation of the Siluro-Devonian strata in the Yass Basin, New South Wales., Geological Society of Australia. Journal, 16(2), p711-722

Use on maps:
REFID: 42497 Duff, B.A., Ward, P., Crook, K.A.W., Rickard, M.J., 1985, Tasman Orogen Profile 5 - Wagga Wagga-Batemans Bay, New South Wales., Geological Survey of New South Wales, 1v, Map


Full Bibliographic Details (ordered by usage, publication year)

REFID: 37727 Talent, J.A. , Berry, W.B.N. , Boucot, A.J. , Packham, G.H. , Bischoff, G.C.O. 1975 Correlation of the Silurian rocks of Australia, New Zealand, and New Guinea. Geological Society of America. Special Paper 150
Usage: Described (p96) Comments: See also P8.
REFID: 68592 Thomas, O.D. , Pogson, D.J. 2012 Goulburn 1:250 000 geological sheet SI/55-12 2nd Edition Explanatory notes Geological Survey of New South Wales 69p, chart and CD
Usage: Briefly described (p429-430 Fig.89, p497-8, p503, p509) Comments: Originally Yass Beds (Jenkins, 1879); later Yass Series (Brown, 1940), then Yass Member (of Douro Volcanics) by Brunker and Offenberg (1970). Next raised to Group [!] status by Link (1970, 1971), Link and Druce (1972); subsequently reduced to Sub-Group status by Pogson and Baker (1974), then to Formation status by Owen and Wyborn (1979). , Included O'Briens Creek Sandstone and Cliftonwood Limestone. , Overlay Douro Volcanics. Was overlain by Hattons Corner Group.
REFID: 43158 Chappell, B.W. , White, A.J.R. , Wyborn, D. 1993 IAVCEI Canberra 1993 - Excursion Guide - The Cowra Granodiorite and its Enclaves Australian Geological Survey Organisation. Record 1993/67 28p
Usage: Briefly described (3) Max age from reference: Late Silurian Comments: Name now superseded by Yass Formation. Age early Ludlovian.
REFID: 43159 Wyborn, D. 1993 Palaeozoic Felsic Volcanism in the Canberra District Australian Geological Survey Organisation. Record 1993/68 13p
Usage: Briefly described (Fig.2p4,p6.) Min age from reference: Ludlovian Max age from reference: Ludlovian Comments:
REFID: 42497 Duff, B.A. , Ward, P. , Crook, K.A.W. , Rickard, M.J. 1985 Tasman Orogen Profile 5 - Wagga Wagga-Batemans Bay, New South Wales. Geological Survey of New South Wales 1v Map
Usage: Briefly described (Map Legend) Min age from reference: Wenlockian Max age from reference: Wenlockian Comments:
REFID: 31918 Luck, G.R. 1973 Palaeomagnetic results from Palaeozoic rocks of south east Australia. Geophysical Journal of the Royal Astronomical Society 32 p35-52
Usage: Briefly described (p47) Comments: Table 1.
REFID: 45075 Link, A.G. , Druce, E.C. 1972 Ludlovian and Gedinnian conodont stratigraphy of the Yass Basin, New South Wales. Bureau of Mineral Resources, Australia. Bulletin 134
Usage: Briefly described (p5) Comments: Fauna
REFID: 33325 Strusz, D.L. 1971 Canberra, New South Wales, 1:250 000 geological series explanatory notes. Sheet SI/55-16. Bureau of Mineral Resources, Australia 1v
Usage: Briefly described (Table 3) Comments:
REFID: 31852 Link, A.G. 1970 Age and correlation of the Siluro-Devonian strata in the Yass Basin, New South Wales. Geological Society of Australia. Journal 16(2) p711-722
Usage: Briefly described (p711) Comments: U.Sil. See also P718-720, Figs. 1,2,4,5.
REFID: 40328 Pickett, J. 1982 The Silurian System in New South Wales. Geological Survey of New South Wales. Bulletin 29
Usage: Mentioned (Fig.16) Comments:
REFID: 37728 Henderson, G.A.M. 1981 Geology of Canberra, Queanbeyan, and environs. Notes to accompany the 1980 1:50 000 geological map. Bureau of Mineral Resources, Australia 1v
Usage: Mentioned (Table 4) Comments:
REFID: 45147 Owen, M. , Wyborn, D. 1979 Geology and geochemistry of the Tantangara and Brindabella 1:100 000 Sheet areas, New South Wales and Australian Capital Territory. Bureau of Mineral Resources, Australia. Bulletin 204
Usage: Mentioned (M123) Comments: See also M154
REFID: 35070 Basden, H. , Adrian, J. , Clift, D.S.L. , Winchester, R.E. 1978 Geology of the Cootamundra 1:100 000 sheet 8528. Geological Survey of New South Wales 1v
Usage: Mentioned (p78) Comments:
REFID: 35386 Cramsie, J.N. , Pogson, D.J. , Baker, C.J. 1978 Geology of the Yass 1:100 000 sheet 8628. Geological Survey of New South Wales 1v
Usage: Mentioned (p12) Comments: Refers Link(1970)
REFID: 34692 Langley, W.V. 1976 Limestone - 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 p181-189
Usage: Mentioned (p186) Comments:
REFID: 39331 Crook, K.A.W. , Powell, C.McA. 1976 The evolution of the southeastern part of the Tasman Geosyncline. 25th International Geological Congress. Excursion Guide 17A
Usage: Mentioned (Fig.5-5) Comments:
REFID: 30069 Campbell, K.S.W. 1976 Yass-Taemas. 25th International Geological Congress. Excursion Guide 9B
Usage: Mentioned (p5) Comments:
REFID: 32675 Baker, C.J. , Pogson, D.J. 1974 Revised stratigraphic nomenclature for the Yass 1:100 000 sheet. Geological Survey of New South Wales. Quarterly Notes 16 p7-9
Usage: Mentioned (p8) Comments: Refers Link (1970, 1971). Strat nomenclature
REFID: 30332 Crook, K.A.W. , Bein, J. , Hughes, R.J. , Scott, P.A. 1973 Ordovician and Silurian history of the southeastern part of the Lachlan geosyncline. Geological Society of Australia. Journal 20(2) p113-138
Usage: Mentioned (Table 1) Comments: Refers Link(1971). Will become Yass Subgroup of Douro Group
REFID: 33116 Sherwin, L. 1971 Stratigraphy of the Cheesemans Creek district, New South Wales. Geological Survey of New South Wales, Records 13(4) p199-237
Usage: Mentioned (Fig.11) Comments: Correlation

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