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Mittagong Formation STRATNO: 27489
Current: Yes Rank: Formation, beds Status: Formal State(s): NSW
Category: Unknown or process pending Usage: Fully described Definition Card: No
Originator: Entry date: 01-JAN-88 Last Update: 13-DEC-07
Replaced by: Previously known as: Mittagong formation
Description: Interbedded shale, laminite and medium-grained quartz sandstone.
Comments:
Geological province: No quality assured province information available
Type state: Reference section type:
Maximum thickness: 10m Minimum thickness:

Unit Age
Top of unit -
Minimum age: Middle Triassic 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: Middle Triassic Ma: % from base of biozone: Age method:

Stratigraphic Hierarchy (current units only): - Rank: - Status:

  • Mittagong Formation- Formation, beds- Formal

Chemical Hierarchy (current units only): - Rank: - Status:

  • Mittagong Formation- Formation, beds- Formal

Related units: Relationship: Contact Type:

First Reference:
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

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: 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
REFID: 42926 Clark, N.R., Jones, D.C., 1991, Penrith 1:100 000 geological map, sheet 9030., New South Wales. Department of Minerals and Energy, map


Full Bibliographic Details (ordered by usage, publication year)

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: Fully described (p16) Comments: see also Table 1
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 (p38, Table 2) Comments:
REFID: 40602 Herbert, C. 1983 Sydney Basin stratigraphy. IN Herbert C.(ed) - Geology of the Sydney 1:100 000 sheet 9130. Geological Survey of New South Wales 1v p7-34
Usage: Fully described (p20) Comments:
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 (p530 App.1 Tb.A1.9) Min age from reference: Middle Triassic Max age from reference: Middle Triassic Comments: Interbedded shale, laminite and medium-grained quartz sandstone. Max. thickness: 10m. Geological Province: Sydney Basin.
REFID: 42926 Clark, N.R. , Jones, D.C. 1991 Penrith 1:100 000 geological map, sheet 9030. New South Wales. Department of Minerals and Energy map
Usage: Described (map legend) Max age from reference: Middle Triassic Comments:
REFID: 39298 Herbert, C. 1980 Wianamatta Group and Mittagong Formation. IN Herbert C.,Helby R.(eds) - A guide to the Sydney Basin. Geological Survey of New South Wales. Bulletin 26 p254-272
Usage: Described (p259) Comments:
REFID: 29901 Bowman, H.W. 1972 Natural slope stability in the City of Greater Wollongong. Geological Survey of New South Wales, Records 14(2) p159-222
Usage: Described (Table 1) Comments:
REFID: 67850 Fergusson, C.L. , Bray, A. , Hatherly, P. 2011 Cenozoic Development of the Lapstone Structural Complex, Sydney Basin, New South Wales Australian Journal of Earth Sciences 58(1) pp49-59
Usage: Briefly described (p51 Table 1, p54 Fig.5. ) Comments: Exposed in the Spring Creek Monocline.
REFID: 24117 McInnes, S.K. 1997 Soil Landscapes of the Saint Albans 1:100 000 sheet Department of Land and Water Conservation. Report. 155p
Usage: Briefly described (p3) Comments: Geological Basin: 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: Middle Triassic Max age from reference: Middle Triassic Comments: Geological Province: Sydney Basin
REFID: 41939 Branagan, D.F. , Pedram, H. 1990 The Lapstone Structural Complex, New South Wales. Australian Journal of Earth Sciences 37(1) p23-36
Usage: Briefly described (p23) 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: Triassic Comments:
REFID: 39293 Bembrick, C. 1980 Geology of the Blue Mountains, western Sydney Basin. IN Herbert C.,Helby R.(eds) - A guide to the Sydney Basin. Geological Survey of New South Wales. Bulletin 26 p134-161
Usage: Briefly described (p160) Comments:
REFID: 31887 Loughnan, F.C. , McElroy, C.T. 1976 South Coast Permian and Triassic geology. 25th International Geological Congress. Excursion Guide 18B
Usage: Briefly described (p9) Comments:
REFID: 65195 Clark, D. , Kirkby, A.L , McPherson, A. 2009 Drainage modification associated with the northern Lapstone Structural Complex, New South Wales, Australia Geoscience Australia (GA) Record 2009/06
Usage: Mentioned (p7, p4 Fig.2) Min age from reference: Triassic Max age from reference: Triassic Comments:
REFID: 60281 Stephenson, A.E. , Burch, G.J. 2004 Preliminary Evaluation of the Petroleum Potential of Australia's Central East Margin Geoscience Australia. Record 2004/06 69p
Usage: Mentioned (p63) Comments: Max. thickness: 15m.
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: Mentioned (p 26) 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 (p136) Comments: Sydney Basin. 20 m.
REFID: 41299 Henry, H.M. 1987 Mellong Plateau, central eastern New South Wales: an anomalous landform. Royal Society of New South Wales. Journal and Proceedings 120(3/4) p117-134
Usage: Mentioned (p118) Comments:
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 (p184) Comments:
REFID: 40653 Herbert, C. 1983 Geological history. IN Herbert C.(ed) - Geology of the Sydney 1:100 000 sheet 9130. Geological Survey of New South Wales 1v p121-126
Usage: Mentioned (p121) Comments:
REFID: 40603 Herbert, C. 1983 Introduction. IN Herbert C.(ed) - Geology of the Sydney 1:100 000 sheet 9130. Geological Survey of New South Wales 1v p1-6
Usage: Mentioned (p4) Comments:
REFID: 40651 Morse, R.J. 1983 Soil. IN Herbert C.(ed) - Geology of the Sydney 1:100 000 sheet 9130. Geological Survey of New South Wales 1v p137-144
Usage: Mentioned (Table 6) Comments:
REFID: 40654 Herbert, C. 1983 Structural geology. IN Herbert C.(ed) - Geology of the Sydney 1:100 000 sheet 9130. Geological Survey of New South Wales 1v p115-119
Usage: Mentioned (p116) 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: Middle Triassic Max age from reference: Middle Triassic 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 (p50) 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 (p425) Comments: See also P426
REFID: 36042 Branagan, D. , Herbert, C. , Langford-Smith, T. 1979 The Sydney Basin. Science Press 1v
Usage: Mentioned (Fig.27) Comments:
REFID: 35690 Herbert, C. 1979 The geology and resources potential of The Wianamatta Group. Geological Survey of New South Wales. Bulletin 25
Usage: Mentioned (p19) Comments:
REFID: 30132 Chesnut, W.S. 1976 Engineering geology of the Sydney area. 25th International Geological Congress. Excursion Guide 17B
Usage: Mentioned (Table 1) Comments:
REFID: 31128 Gray, N.M. 1976 Engineering geology of the southern part of the Sydney Basin. 25th International Geological Congress. Excursion Guide 6B
Usage: Mentioned (p7) Comments:
REFID: 29361 Adamson, C.L. , Taylor, G.H. 1976 Homsby and Peats Ridge aggregate quarries. 25th International Geological Congress. Excursion Guide 14B
Usage: Mentioned (p4) Comments:
REFID: 32187 Middlemost, E.A.K. 1976 Mittagong-Bowral. 25th International Geological Congress. Excursion Guide 19B
Usage: Mentioned (p6) Comments:
REFID: 36220 Bowman, H.N. 1974 Geology of the Wollongong, Kiama, and Robertson 1:50 000 sheets. 9029-II, 9028-I & IV. Geological Survey of New South Wales 1v
Usage: Mentioned (p91) 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 (p72) Comments: Palynological zones
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: Stratigraphy
REFID: 31296 Herbert, C. 1970 The sedimentology and palaeoenvironment of the Triassic Wianamatta Group sandstones, Sydney Basin. Geological Survey of New South Wales, Records 12(1) p29-44
Usage: Mentioned (p42) Comments: Refers Branagan (1969)
REFID: 34205 Goldbery, R. 1969 Geology of the western Blue Mountains. Geological Survey of New South Wales. Bulletin 20
Usage: Mentioned (p34) Comments:
REFID: 34033 Branagan, D.F. 1969 The Lapstone monocline and associated structures. IN Abstracts for the fourth symposium on Advances in the study of the Sydney Basin. University of Newcastle. Department of Geology 1969 p61-62
Usage: Mentioned (p61) Comments:
REFID: 34305 Lovering, J.F. , McElroy, C.T. 1969 The Sydney Basin - Wianamatta Group. IN Packham G.H.(ed) - The geology of New South Wales. Geological Society of Australia. Journal 16(1) p417-423
Usage: Mentioned (Table 5.26) Comments:
REFID: 34209 Goodwin, R.H. 1969 Triassic stratigraphy - Blue Mountains, New South Wales. Royal Society of New South Wales. Journal and Proceedings 102(2) p137-148
Usage: Mentioned (Table 1) Comments: Triassic. See P148.
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 (p23) Comments: Liverpool Sub-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 p13) Comments: Part of Liverpool Subgroup

Bibliographic references returned: 43
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