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Clifton Subgroup STRATNO: 4163
Current: Yes Rank: Subgroup Status: Formal State(s): NSW
Category: Unknown or process pending Usage: Described Definition Card: No
Originator: Entry date: 01-JAN-88 Last Update: 11-JUL-12
Replaced by: Previously known as: Clifton Sub-Group
Description: Sandstone, Claystone, Conglomerate
Comments:
Geological province: No quality assured province information available
Type state: Reference section type:
Maximum thickness: 492m Minimum thickness:

Unit Age Event: deposition
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Minimum age: Early Triassic Ma: % from base of biozone: Age method:
Maximum age: Ma: % from base of biozone: Age method:
Base of unit -
Minimum age: Ma: % from base of biozone: Age method:
Maximum age: Late Permian Ma: % from base of biozone: Age method:

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

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

  • Clifton Subgroup- Subgroup- Formal

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First Reference:
REFID: 43317 McElroy, C.T., 1957, Sydney N.S.W., 4-mile geological series explanatory Notes (first edition), Bureau of Mineral Resources, Australia, 1v

Use on maps:
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: 43257 Glen, R.A., Beckett, J., 1993, Hunter Coalfield Regional Geology, New South Wales. Department of Mineral Resources, 1v, Map


Full Bibliographic Details (ordered by usage, publication year)

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) Min age from reference: Early Triassic Max age from reference: Late Permian Comments:
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: Described (p25, Table 2) Comments: of Narrabeen 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: Briefly described (Fig. 7 Appendix 1) Min age from reference: Early Triassic Max age from reference: Early Triassic Comments: Of the Narrabeen Group. Age: <250Ma. Geological Province: Sydney Basin.
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 (p520 App.1 Tb.A1.9) Min age from reference: Early Triassic Max age from reference: Late Permian Comments: Of the Narrabeen Group. Max. thickness: 492m in Newcastle Coalfield area. Geological Province: Sydney Basin. See also pages 524 and 530 in 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: Briefly described (Fig 2.2) Max age from reference: Early Triassic Comments: Narrabeen Group.
REFID: 22549 Bai, G.P. , Keene, J.B. 1996 Petrology and diagenesis of Narrabeen Group sandstones, Sydney Basin, New South Wales. Australian Journal of Earth Sciences 43(5) p525-538
Usage: Briefly described (p526) Max age from reference: Late Permian Comments: contains 5 sub-units, Wombarra, Scarbourough, Lower Bulgo, Bald Hill opperational units
REFID: 24121 Matthei, L.E. 1995 Soil Landscapes of the Newcastle 1:100 000 Sheet Department of Land and Water Conservation. Report. 320p
Usage: Briefly described (p231) Min age from reference: Permian Max age from reference: Permian Comments: Of Narrabeen Group.
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: Eary Triassic Max age from reference: Early Triassic Comments: Of the Narrabeen Group. Includes 6 named units. 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: Early Triassic Max age from reference: Late Permian Comments: Of Narrabeen Group
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: Briefly described (Table 18) Max age from reference: Early Triassic Comments:
REFID: 42916 New South Wales. Dept. Minerals & Energy 1989 Coalfield Review -- Hunter Coalfield. New South Wales. Department of Minerals and Energy. Minfo 23 p23-29
Usage: Briefly described (Table 1) Max age from reference: Early Triassic 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: 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: 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: Mentioned (p9) Comments:
REFID: 31878 Loughnan, F.C. 1970 Flint clay in the coal-barren Triassic of the Sydney Basin, Australia. Journal of Sedimentary Petrology 40(3) p822-828
Usage: Mentioned (Table 1) Comments:
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: Mentioned (p10) Comments:
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 (p224) Max age from reference: Early Triassic Comments: On table only. Inc. Munmorah Formation. Unit of Narrabeen Group.
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 p10) Max age from reference: Triassic Comments: Part of Narrabeen Group
REFID: 43449 Rose, D. 1965 A.O.G. Mount Hunter No.1. Summary of data and results. Petroleum Search Subsidy Acts. Publication 12 p7-12, opp.1, Pl 2
Usage: Not recorded (p11;opp.12;Pl.2) Comments:
REFID: 43980 McGarry, D.J. 1965 A.O.G. Mulgoa no.2. Summary of data and results. Petroleum Search Subsidy Acts. Publication 12 p1-5 opp 12, Pl.1
Usage: Not recorded (Pl.1) 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:

Bibliographic references returned: 21
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