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Five Islands Latite Member STRATNO: 6710
Current: Yes Rank: Member, phase Status: Formal State(s): NSW
Category: Unknown or process pending Usage: Described Definition Card: No
Originator: Entry date: 01-JAN-88 Last Update: 05-APR-13
Replaced by: Previously known as: Five Islands Latite
Description: Fine-grained pillowed latite flow.
Comments: Of Gerringong Volcanics [advice from J.Greenfield, GSNSW OCT-2010]
Geological province: No quality assured province information available
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Minimum age: Late Permian Ma: % from base of biozone: Age method:
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Minimum age: Ma: % from base of biozone: Age method:
Maximum age: Late Permian Ma: % from base of biozone: Age method:

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  • Five Islands Latite Member- Member, phase- Formal

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Pheasants Nest Formation is interbedded with Five Islands Latite Member

First Reference:
REFID: 38690 Carr, P.F., 1983, A reappraisal of the stratigraphy of the upper Shoalhaven Group and lower Illawarra Coal Measures, southern Sydney Basin, New South Wales., Proceedings of the Linnean Society of New South Wales, 106(3/4), p288-297

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REFID: 38690 Carr, P.F. 1983 A reappraisal of the stratigraphy of the upper Shoalhaven Group and lower Illawarra Coal Measures, southern Sydney Basin, New South Wales. Proceedings of the Linnean Society of New South Wales 106(3/4) p288-297
Usage: Described (p293) Comments:
REFID: 23544 Campbell, L.M. , Conaghan, P.J. , Flood, R.H. 2001 Flow-field and palaeogeographic reconstruction of volcanic activity in the Permian Gerringong Volcanic Complex, Southern Sydney Basin, Australia Australian Journal of Earth Sciences 48(3) p357-375
Usage: Briefly described (Fig 2 p358) Comments: In the Gerringong Volcanics
REFID: 22488 Carr, P.F. , Pemberton, J.W. , Nunan, E. 1999 Low-grade metamorphism of mafic lavas, Upper Permian Broughton Formation, Sydney Basin. Australian Journal of Earth Sciences 46(6) p839-849
Usage: Briefly described (p840-2) Comments:
REFID: 67500 Retallack, G.J. 1999 Permafrost palaeoclimate of Permian palaeosols in the Gerringong volcanic facies of New South Wales Australian Journal of Earth Sciences 46/1 pp11-22
Usage: Briefly described (p12 Tb.1 ) Comments: , Of the Pheasants Nest Formation and Gerringong volcanic facies , Fine-grained pillowed flow.
REFID: 22433 Rettalack, G.J. 1999 Permafrost paleoclimate of Permian palaeosols in the Gerringong volcanic facies of New South Wales Australian Journal of Earth Sciences 46(1) 11-22
Usage: Briefly described (p12 Table 1) Comments: in the 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 (p532 App.1 Tb.A1.9) Min age from reference: Late Permian Max age from reference: Late Permian Comments: Of the Pheasants Nest Formation (Cumberland Subgroup, Illawarra Coal Measures). Geological Province: Sydney Basin.
REFID: 40270 Carr, F. 1985 Geochemistry of late Permian shoshonitic lavas from the southern Sydney Basin. IN Sutherland F.L., Franklin B.J., Waltho A.E. (eds) - Volcanism in Eastern Australia. Geological Society of Australia. New South Wales Division. Publication 1 p165-183
Usage: Mentioned (Table 1) Comments:

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