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Cessnock Sandstone STRATNO: 3881
Current: No Rank: Formation, beds Status: Superseded State(s): NSW
Category: Unknown or process pending Usage: Briefly described Definition Card: No
Originator: Entry date: 01-JAN-88 Last Update: 18-JAN-11
Replaced by: Cessnock Sandstone Member Previously known as:
Description:
Comments: Within the Maitland Group.
Geological province: No province information available
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Greta Coal Measures underlies Cessnock Sandstone
Pebbley Beach Formation underlies Cessnock Sandstone
First Reference:
REFID: 43448 Hamilton, J.D., 1966, Petrography of some Permian sediments from the Lower Hunter Valley of New South Wales, Royal Society of New South Wales. Journal and Proceedings, 98(4), p221-237

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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: Briefly described (Fig. 8 Appendix 1) Comments: Overlies Greta Coal Measures and Pebbley Beach Formation; underlies Branxton Formation. Geological Province: 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 (p180) Min age from reference: Early Permian Max age from reference: Early Permian Comments: Of the Branxton Formation (Maitland Group). Possibly redefined as a member?
REFID: 38656 Diessel, C.F.K. 1982 Coal geology. Australian Mineral Foundation. Workshop Courses 200/82
Usage: Briefly described (Fig.1.5.13) Comments: P280
REFID: 40166 Slansky, J.M. 1985 Geochemistry of high-temperature coal ashes and the sedimentary environment of the New South Wales coals, Australia. International Journal of Coal Geology 5(4) p339-376
Usage: Mentioned (Fig.2) Comments:
REFID: 36042 Branagan, D. , Herbert, C. , Langford-Smith, T. 1979 The Sydney Basin. Science Press 1v
Usage: Mentioned (Fig.9) Comments: See also Fig.13.
REFID: 34345 McKellar, M.C. 1969 The Sydney Basin - Permian of the Hunter Valley, Maitland Group. IN Packham G.H.(ed) - The geology of New South Wales. Geological Society of Australia. Journal 16(1) p329-335
Usage: Mentioned (p331) Comments: Now Cessnock Sandstone Member.
REFID: 43448 Hamilton, J.D. 1966 Petrography of some Permian sediments from the Lower Hunter Valley of New South Wales Royal Society of New South Wales. Journal and Proceedings 98(4) p221-237
Usage: Not recorded (p221,229,231) Comments: Marine.No age given
REFID: 43477 Booker, F.W. 1960 Studies in Permian sedimentation in the Sydney Basin New South Wales. Department of Mines. Technical Report 5 pp10-62
Usage: Not recorded (p8,17-8,32-4,42) Comments: See also Lexicon. Basal bed of Maitland Group

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