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Terrigal Formation STRATNO: 28255
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:
Description: Interbedded fine to medium-grained sandstone and siltstone, minor claystone.
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Geological province: No province information available
Type state: Reference section type:
Maximum thickness: 330m Minimum thickness:
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Minimum age: Middle 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: 31297 Herbert, C., 1970, A synthesis of Narrabeen Group nomenclature, Sydney Basin., Geological Survey of New South Wales. Quarterly Notes, 1, p3-10

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


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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 (p15) Comments:
REFID: 39295 McDonnell, K.L. 1980 Notes on the depositional environment of the Terrigal Formation. IN Herbert C.,Helby R.(eds) - A guide to the Sydney Basin. Geological Survey of New South Wales. Bulletin 26 p170-176
Usage: Fully described (p171) Comments: See also PP172-176
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: Late Permian Comments: Of the Narrabeen Group. Interbedded fine to medium-grained sandstone and siltstone, minor claystone. Max. thickness: 330m. 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) Min age from reference: Middle Triassic Max age from reference: Early Triassic 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: Briefly described (p520 Tb.1, p522) Min age from reference: Triassic Max age from reference: Triassic Comments: , Unconformably overlain by the Hawkesbury Sandstone.
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 (p49) Comments: Of Narrabeen Group. 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 SY1) Min age from reference: MiddleTriassic Max age from reference: Middle Triassic Comments: Of the 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) Min age from reference: Middle Triassic Max age from reference: Early Triassic Comments:
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 (p131) Min age from reference: Triassic Max age from reference: Triassic Comments: Fluvio-deltaic deposits of the upper Narrabeen Group, Sydney Basin.
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: Briefly described (p454) Comments: See also Figs 23.3, 23.12 & P458
REFID: 66090 Pratt, G.W. 2010 A revised Triassic stratigraphy for the Lorne Basin, NSW Geological Survey of New South Wales. Quarterly Notes 134 p1-35
Usage: Mentioned (p24.) Min age from reference: Early Triassic Max age from reference: Early Triassic Comments: Sydney Basin. Contains Protohaploxypinus samoilovichii and Aratrisporites tenuispinosus Assemblages, similar to flora in the Laurieton Conglomerate, Lorne Basin.
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: Mentioned (p43.) Min age from reference: Triassic Max age from reference: Triassic Comments: , Unit in upper part of Narrabeen Group.
REFID: 68004 Hill, M. , McEvilly, R. , Watkins, J. 2002 Mineral and petroleum resources and potential: NSW Western Regional Assessments: Brigalow Belt South Bioregion (Stage 2) Geological Survey of New South Wales 235pp
Usage: Mentioned (p23 Table 1.) Comments: Newcastle Coalfield. , Unit in Narrabeen Group.
REFID: 23256 Sircombe, K.N. 1999 Tracing provenance through the isotope ages of littoral and sedimentary detrital zircon, eastern Australia Sedimentary Geology 124 p47-67
Usage: Mentioned (p50) Comments:
REFID: 22749 Retallack, G.J. 1997 Palaeosols in the upper Narrabeen Group of New South Wales as evidence of Early Triassic palaeoenvironments without exact modern analogues Australian Journal of Earth Sciences 44(2) p185-201
Usage: Mentioned (p 194) 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 (Fig3,p128) Max age from reference: Scythian 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 (Table 1) Comments:
REFID: 43072 Forsyth, S.M. 1984 Oatlands Geological Atlas 1:50 000 Series, Sheet 68 (8313S). Tasmania. Department of Mines. Geological Survey Explanatory Report 1v 182pp
Usage: Mentioned (p55) 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 (p186) Comments:
REFID: 40630 Chesnut, W.S. 1983 Environmental geology. IN Herbert C.(ed) - Geology of the Sydney 1:100 000 sheet 9130. Geological Survey of New South Wales 1v p173-181
Usage: Mentioned (p174) 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 (p5) 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: Early Triassic Comments: Early to Middle Triassic
REFID: 36616 McNally, G.H. 1981 Valley bulging, Mangrove Creek Dam near Gosford, New South Wales. Geological Survey of New South Wales. Quarterly Notes 42 p4-11
Usage: Mentioned (p4) 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: 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: Mentioned (p152) 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 (p414) Comments: See also P415,422
REFID: 35833 Chesnut, W.S. 1979 Land stability in New South Wales with particular reference to the Sydney area. Mineral 25(3) p33-37
Usage: Mentioned (p35) Comments:
REFID: 35488 Ash, S.R. 1979 Skilliostrobus gen.nov., a new lycopsid cone from the Early Triassic of Australia. Alcheringa 3(2) p73-89
Usage: Mentioned (p73) Comments:
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 (Table 1) Comments:
REFID: 32537 Packham, G.H. 1976 Narrabeen - Palm Beach Triassic sedimentation. 25th International Geological Congress. Excursion Guide 16B
Usage: Mentioned (p11) Comments:
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 (p395) Comments:
REFID: 30007 Bunny, M.R. , Herbert, C. 1971 The Lower Triassic Newport Formation, Narrabeen Group, southern Sydney Basin. Geological Survey of New South Wales, Records 13(2) p61-81
Usage: Mentioned (Fig.1) Comments:
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 (p4) Comments:

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