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Mount York Claystone STRATNO: 27508
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: Mount York Claystone Member
Description: Red-brown claystone.
Comments:
Geological province: No quality assured province information available
Type state: Reference section type:
Maximum thickness: 13m Minimum thickness:

Unit Age
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Minimum age: 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:

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

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

  • Mount York Claystone- Formation, beds- Formal

Related units: Relationship: Contact Type:
Banks Wall Sandstone overlies Mount York Claystone
Burra-Moko Head Sandstone underlies Mount York Claystone

First Reference:
REFID: 29749 Bembrick, C.S., Holland, W.N., 1972, Stratigraphy and structure of the Grose Sandstone in the Blue Mountains., Geological Survey of New South Wales. Quarterly Notes, 7, p11-18

Use on maps:
REFID: 23219 Goldbery, R., 1996, Katoomba 8930-1 Geological Map 1: 50 000, Geological Survey of New South Wales, Map Legend
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 (p11) Comments: of Grose Subgroup
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: Early 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: Described (p147) Comments:
REFID: 31373 Holland, W.M. 1972 New findings on the Narrabeen Group in the Blue Mountains. Search 3(5) p176-180
Usage: Described (Table 2) Comments:
REFID: 29749 Bembrick, C.S. , Holland, W.N. 1972 Stratigraphy and structure of the Grose Sandstone in the Blue Mountains. Geological Survey of New South Wales. Quarterly Notes 7 p11-18
Usage: Described (p12) 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: Briefly described (p526 App.1 Tb.A1.9) Min age from reference: Early Triassic Max age from reference: Early Triassic Comments: Of the Grose Subgroup (Narrabeen Group). Red-brown claystone. Max. thickness: 13m. Geological Province: Sydney Basin.
REFID: 23219 Goldbery, R. 1996 Katoomba 8930-1 Geological Map 1: 50 000 Geological Survey of New South Wales Map Legend
Usage: Briefly described (Map Legend) Min age from reference: Triassic Max age from reference: Triassic 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: Briefly described (p203) Comments: Refers Goldbery (1966) & Goodwin (1970)
REFID: 23218 Pickett, J.W. , Alder, J.D. 1997 Layers of time: the Blue Mountains and their geology. New South Wales. Department of Mineral Resources 34pp.
Usage: Mentioned (p15, 28) 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 (p130) Comments: Sydney Basin.
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: 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 (p500) Comments:
REFID: 36042 Branagan, D. , Herbert, C. , Langford-Smith, T. 1979 The Sydney Basin. Science Press 1v
Usage: Mentioned (p52) Comments:
REFID: 31725 Langford-Smith, T. 1976 Blue Mountains. 25th International Geological Congress. Excursion Guide 13B
Usage: Mentioned (p7) Comments:
REFID: 31886 Loughnan, F.C. , Goldberry, R. , Holland, W.M. 1974 Kaolinite clayrocks in the Triassic Banks Wall Sandstone of the western Blue Mountains, New South Wales. Geological Society of Australia. Journal 21(4) p393-402
Usage: Mentioned (p394) Comments:
REFID: 31061 Goldbery, R. , Holland, W.N. 1973 Stratigraphy and sedimentation of redbed facies in Narrabeen Group of Sydney Basin, Australia. American Association of Petroleum Geologists. Bulletin 57(7) p1314-1334
Usage: Mentioned (Table 1) Comments:

Bibliographic references returned: 16
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