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Argyll Granodiorite STRATNO: 581
Current: Yes Rank: Formation, beds Status: Formal State(s): NSW
Category: Other new published name Usage: Briefly described Definition Card: No
Originator: Entry date: 01-JAN-88Last Update: 11-JUL-12
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Description: Biotite granodiorite, gneissic in part. Commonly foliated S-type biotite granitoids commonly with blue quartz, and minor amphibole, garnet and graphite
Comments: Not to be confused with Argyle Formation - two unrelated units of different ages. Source: Interim DMR250k Jan 2001. Formerly in the Hillgrove Suite; now in the Argyll Suite, of Hillgrove Supersuite.
Geological province: No province information available
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Unit Age Event: intrusion
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Minimum age: Early Permian Ma: % from base of biozone: Age method:
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Maximum age: Permian Ma: % from base of biozone: Age method:

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REFID: 31806 Leitch, E.C., Neilson, M.J., Hobson, E., 1971, Dorrigo-Coffs Harbour, New South Wales, 1:250 000 geological series map. Sheets SH/56-10 & 11, 1st edition., Geological Survey of New South Wales, 1v

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REFID: 23720 Gilligan, L.B., Brownlow, J.W., Cameron, R.G., Henley, H.F., 1992, Dorrigo - Coffs Harbour 1:250 000 Metallogenic Map, Geological Survey of New South Wales. Metallogenic Map Series, Map, Map Legend
REFID: 30911 Geological Survey of New South Wales., 1973, New England, New South Wales, 1:500 000 geological series map. 1st edition., Geological Survey of New South Wales, 1v
REFID: 31806 Leitch, E.C., Neilson, M.J., Hobson, E., 1971, Dorrigo-Coffs Harbour, New South Wales, 1:250 000 geological series map. Sheets SH/56-10 & 11, 1st edition., Geological Survey of New South Wales, 1v
REFID: 41348 Gilligan, L.B., Brownlow, J.W., Cameron, R.G., 1987, Tamworth-Hastings, New South Wales, 1:250 000 metallogenic series map. Sheets SH 56-13, SH/56-14, 1st edition., Geological Survey of New South Wales. Metallogenic Map Series, 1v, Map


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REFID: 23720 Gilligan, L.B. , Brownlow, J.W. , Cameron, R.G. , Henley, H.F. 1992 Dorrigo - Coffs Harbour 1:250 000 Metallogenic Map Geological Survey of New South Wales. Metallogenic Map Series Map Map Legend
Usage: Briefly described (Map Legend) Min age from reference: Early Permian Max age from reference: Late Carboniferous Comments: Of Hillgrove Plutonic Suite. Biotite granodiorite, gneissic in part.
REFID: 41348 Gilligan, L.B. , Brownlow, J.W. , Cameron, R.G. 1987 Tamworth-Hastings, New South Wales, 1:250 000 metallogenic series map. Sheets SH 56-13, SH/56-14, 1st edition. Geological Survey of New South Wales. Metallogenic Map Series 1v Map
Usage: Briefly described (Map legend) Min age from reference: Early Permian Max age from reference: Late Carboniferous Comments: Of the Hillgrove Plutonic Suite.
REFID: 44450 Gilligan, L.B. , Brownlow, J.W. , Cameron, R.G. , Henley, H.F. 1992 Dorrigo-Coffs Harbour 1:250 000 Metallogenic Map SH/56-10, SH/56-11: Metallogenic Study and Mineral Deposit Data Sheets Geological Survey of New South Wales 509p
Usage: Mentioned (p11) Comments: Geological Province: New England Fold Belt.
REFID: 30911 Geological Survey of New South Wales. 1973 New England, New South Wales, 1:500 000 geological series map. 1st edition. Geological Survey of New South Wales 1v
Usage: Mentioned (Map legend) Min age from reference: Permian Max age from reference: Permian Comments:
REFID: 31806 Leitch, E.C. , Neilson, M.J. , Hobson, E. 1971 Dorrigo-Coffs Harbour, New South Wales, 1:250 000 geological series map. Sheets SH/56-10 & 11, 1st edition. Geological Survey of New South Wales 1v
Usage: Mentioned (Map legend) Min age from reference: Late Permian Max age from reference: Late Permian Comments:

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