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Bellbird Lens STRATNO: 36330
Current: Yes Rank: Bed Status: Formal State(s): NSW
Category: Unknown or process pending Usage: Briefly described Definition Card: No
Originator: Entry date: 17-AUG-01Last Update: 15-DEC-16
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Description: Siltstone, claystone and fine-grained sandstone with ripple laminations and bioturbation
Comments: Of Paxton Formation, Greta Coal Measures, Sydney Basin. Different unit to Bellbird Creek Formation.
Geological province: No province information available
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Minimum age: Middle Permian Ma: % from base of biozone: Age method:
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Maximum age: Middle Permian Ma: % from base of biozone: Age method:

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REFID: 23540 Van Heeswijck, A., 2001, Sequence stratigraphy of coal-bearing, high energy clastic units: the Maitland - Cessnock - Greta Coalfield and Cranky Corner Basin, Australian Journal of Earth Sciences, 48(3), p417-426

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REFID: 23540 Van Heeswijck, A. 2001 Sequence stratigraphy of coal-bearing, high energy clastic units: the Maitland - Cessnock - Greta Coalfield and Cranky Corner Basin Australian Journal of Earth Sciences 48(3) p417-426
Usage: Briefly described (Fig 2 p 419) Comments: Of Paxton Formation.
REFID: 69683 Pinetown, K.L. 2014 Regional coal seam gas distribution and burial history of the Hunter Coalfield, Sydney Basin Australian Journal of Earth Sciences 61/3 p409-426
Usage: Mentioned (p411 Fig.2) Min age from reference: Middle Permian Max age from reference: Middle Permian Comments: Hunter Coalfield; Lochinvar area. , Unit in Paxton Formation.

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