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Minchinbury Sandstone STRATNO: 27678
Current: Yes Rank: Formation, beds Status: Formal State(s): NSW
Category: Unknown or process pending Usage: Redefined Definition Card: No
Originator: Entry date: 01-JAN-88 Last Update: 13-DEC-07
Replaced by: Previously known as:
Description: Sandy barrier island complex. Fine to medium-grained lithic sandstone.
Comments:
Geological province: No quality assured province information available
Type state: NSW Reference section type:
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Minimum age: Middle Triassic Ma: % from base of biozone: Age method:
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Minimum age: Ma: % from base of biozone: Age method:
Maximum age: Middle Triassic Ma: % from base of biozone: Age method:

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  • Minchinbury Sandstone- Formation, beds- Formal

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First Reference:
REFID: 43365 Lovering, J.F., 1954, The Stratigraphy of the Wianamatta Group Triassic System, Sydney Basin., Australian Museum. Records, 23, 169-210

Definition Reference:
REFID: 35690 Herbert, C., 1979, The geology and resources potential of The Wianamatta Group., Geological Survey of New South Wales. Bulletin, 25

Use on maps:
REFID: 39811 Joplin, G.A., Griffin, R.J., Hall, L.R., McElroy, C.T., Rayner, E.O., Stevens, N.C., Burrows, P.M., 1956, Sydney, New South Wales, 4-mile geological series. Sheets SI/56-05 & SI/56-06, 1st edition., Bureau of Mineral Resources, Australia, 1v
REFID: 39812 Rose, G., 1961, Sydney, New South Wales, 1:250 000 geological series map. Sheet SI/56-05, 2nd edition., Bureau of Mineral Resources, Australia, 1v
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
REFID: 43319 Geological Survey of New South Wales., 1966, Sydney N.S.W., 1:250 000 geological map (third edition), Geological Survey of New South Wales, Map


Full Bibliographic Details (ordered by usage, publication year)

REFID: 35690 Herbert, C. 1979 The geology and resources potential of The Wianamatta Group. Geological Survey of New South Wales. Bulletin 25
Usage: Redefined (p181) Min age from reference: Middle Triassic Max age from reference: Middle Triassic 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: Defined (p418) Min age from reference: Triassic Max age from reference: Triassic Comments:
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 (p24) Comments: of Wianamatta Group
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 (p45, Table 2) Comments: of Wianamatta Group
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 (p24) 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: Of the Wianamatta Group. Fine to medium-grained lithic sandstone. Max. thickness: <3m. 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 (p257) Comments: See also PP264-265
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: Described (Table 1 p13) Comments: See also Lexicon
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: Briefly described (p4, p4 Fig.2) Min age from reference: Triassic Max age from reference: Triassic Comments: Of Wianamatta Group. Quartz-lithic sandstone. Overlies Ashfield Shale. Disconformably overlain by Miocene basalts and Tertiary alluvial deposits.
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: Briefly described (p 26) 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: 31056 Gobert, V. 1976 Nepean Cainozoic sediments and Mines Department Bore Core Library. 25th International Geological Congress. Excursion Guide 22B
Usage: Briefly described (p3) Comments:
REFID: 34306 Lovering, J.F. , McElroy, C.T. , Standard, J.C. 1969 History of sedimentation in the Sydney Basin - Hawkesbury-Wianamatta Group sedimentation. IN Packham G.H.(ed) - The geology of New South Wales. Geological Society of Australia. Journal 16(1) p443-444
Usage: Briefly described (p443) Comments:
REFID: 67663 Danis, C. , O'Neill, C. , Lackie, M. , Twigg, L. , Danis, A. 2011 Deep 3D structure of the Sydney Basin using gravity modelling Australian Journal of Earth Sciences 58(5) 517-542
Usage: Mentioned (p521) Min age from reference: Triassic Max age from reference: Triassic Comments: , Of the Wianamatta Group
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 (p64) Min age from reference: Triassic Max age from reference: Triassic Comments: Sandy barrier island complex.
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 (Fig14,p138) Comments: Wianamatta Group, Sydney Basin.
REFID: 43194 Tadros, N.Z. 1993 The Gunnedah Basin, New South Wales. Geological Survey of New South Wales. Memoir (Geology) 12 649p
Usage: Mentioned (p131) Min age from reference: Triassic Max age from reference: Triassic Comments: Sydney Basin.
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 (p191) 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: 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: 39626 Strat. Nomenclature Subcommittee, NSW. 1981 Stratigraphic nomenclature supplement for 1979. Geological Survey of New South Wales, Records 20(2) p275-277
Usage: Mentioned (p276) 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: See also Fig.2.18
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 (p390) Comments: See also P428
REFID: 36042 Branagan, D. , Herbert, C. , Langford-Smith, T. 1979 The Sydney Basin. Science Press 1v
Usage: Mentioned (Fig.22) Comments:
REFID: 35502 Byrnes, J.G. , Rice, T.D. , Karaolis, D. 1978 Guilielmites formed from phosphatized concretions in the Ashfield Shale of the Sydney area. Geological Survey of New South Wales, Records 18(2) p169-200
Usage: Mentioned (Fig.1) Comments: Also on Table 1
REFID: 35098 Gobert, V. 1978 Proposed nomenclature for the Cainozoic sediments of the Penrith- Windsor area. Geological Survey of New South Wales. Quarterly Notes 32 p1-9
Usage: Mentioned (Fig.3) Comments:
REFID: 32801 Retallack, G.J. 1977 Reconstructing Triassic vegetation of eastern Australasia: a new approach for the biostratigraphy of Gondwanaland. Alcheringa 1(3) p247-278
Usage: Mentioned (Fig.10) Comments:
REFID: 31725 Langford-Smith, T. 1976 Blue Mountains. 25th International Geological Congress. Excursion Guide 13B
Usage: Mentioned (p10) Comments: On table
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: 29361 Adamson, C.L. , Taylor, G.H. 1976 Homsby and Peats Ridge aggregate quarries. 25th International Geological Congress. Excursion Guide 14B
Usage: Mentioned (p3) Comments: On table.
REFID: 32187 Middlemost, E.A.K. 1976 Mittagong-Bowral. 25th International Geological Congress. Excursion Guide 19B
Usage: Mentioned (p6) Comments:
REFID: 35312 Wallace, I. 1976 Prospect and Richmond: Engineering and environmental geology. 25th International Geological Congress. Excursion Guide 15B
Usage: Mentioned (p3) 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 (p221) Comments: Triassic
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: 34274 Jones, P.J. 1970 Marine ostracoda (Palaeocopa, Podocopa) from the Lower Triassic of the Perth Basin, Western Australia. Bureau of Mineral Resources, Australia. Bulletin 108 115-143
Usage: Mentioned (p121) Comments: Triassic. See also P120
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 (p29) Comments: Refers Lovering
REFID: 34243 Helby, R.J. 1969 The Sydney Basin - Plant microfossils from the Wianamatta Group. IN Packham G.H.(ed) - The geology of New South Wales. Geological Society of Australia. Journal 16(1) p423
Usage: Mentioned (p423) Comments: Plant microfossils
REFID: 39812 Rose, G. 1961 Sydney, New South Wales, 1:250 000 geological series map. Sheet SI/56-05, 2nd edition. Bureau of Mineral Resources, Australia 1v
Usage: Mentioned (Map legend) Min age from reference: Triassic Max age from reference: Triassic Comments:
REFID: 39811 Joplin, G.A. , Griffin, R.J. , Hall, L.R. , McElroy, C.T. , Rayner, E.O. , Stevens, N.C. , Burrows, P.M. 1956 Sydney, New South Wales, 4-mile geological series. Sheets SI/56-05 & SI/56-06, 1st edition. Bureau of Mineral Resources, Australia 1v
Usage: Mentioned (Map legend) Min age from reference: Triassic 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 (p23) Comments: Liverpool Sub-Group
REFID: 43344 Branagan, D.F. , McElroy, C.T. , Packham, G.H. 1967 Field geology of New South Wales Science Press 191
Usage: Not recorded (p22,51,55,57,58) Max age from reference: Triassic Comments:
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 p13,14) Comments: Part of Liverpool Subgroup
REFID: 43319 Geological Survey of New South Wales. 1966 Sydney N.S.W., 1:250 000 geological map (third edition) Geological Survey of New South Wales Map
Usage: Not recorded (Map Legend) 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:
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) Comments: Ref.to Lovering 1954 (Keuper-L.Triassic?)
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 (map) Max age from reference: Triassic Comments:
REFID: 43365 Lovering, J.F. 1954 The Stratigraphy of the Wianamatta Group Triassic System, Sydney Basin. Australian Museum. Records 23 169-210
Usage: Not recorded (p169-210) Max age from reference: Triassic Comments:

Bibliographic references returned: 48
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