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Gloucester Coal Measures STRATNO: 7452
Current: Yes Rank: Group, Suite Status: Formal State(s): NSW
Category: Other new published name Usage: Described Definition Card: No
Originator: Entry date: 01-JAN-88 Last Update: 21-MAR-13
Replaced by: Previously known as:
Description: Sandstone, mudstone, coal, claystone, conglomerate and volcanics
Comments:
Geological province: Error
Type state: Reference section type:
Maximum thickness: 2040m Minimum thickness:
Unit Age Event: deposition
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Minimum age: Permian 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: Permian Ma: % from base of biozone: Age method:

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Related units: Relationship: Contact Type:
Alum Mountain Volcanics overlies Gloucester Coal Measures
First Reference:
REFID: 43491 Fairbridge, R.W., 1953, Australian Stratigraphy.XII chaps, end paper (2nd edition), University of Western Australia. Text Books Board, 2nd edition

Use on maps:
REFID: 29990 Brunker, R.L., Offenberg, A.C., Cameron, R.G., 1970, Hastings, New South Wales, 1:250 000 geological series map. Sheet SH/56-14, 1st edition., Geological Survey of New South Wales, 1v
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: 32671 Pogson, D.J., 1972, Geological map of New South Wales, scale 1:1 000 000., Geological Survey of New South Wales, 1v
REFID: 36390 McIlveen, G.R., 1980, Sydney, New South Wales, 1:500 000 metallogenic series map. 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
REFID: 50147 Roberts, J., Engel, B., Lennox, M., Chapman, J., 1991, Dungog, New South Wales 1:100 000 Geological Sheet 9233, Geological Survey of New South Wales. 1:100,000 geological sheet series, 1v, Map


Full Bibliographic Details (ordered by usage, publication year)

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: Described (p534 App.1 Tb.A1.9) Min age from reference: Late Permian Max age from reference: Late Permian Comments: Includes the Craven and Avon Subgroups. Equivalent to Wittingham Coal Measures. Geological Province: Sydney Basin.
REFID: 41347 Gilligan, L.B. , Brownlow, J.W. 1987 Tamworth-Hastings 1:250 000 metallogenic map. Sheets SH 56-13, SH 56-14 (plus parts of SI 56-1 and SI 56-2). Mineral deposit data sheets and metallogenic study. Geological Survey of New South Wales. Metallogenic Map Series 1v
Usage: Described (Table 3) Comments:
REFID: 37099 George, A.M. 1975 Gloucester Basin, NSW. IN Traves D.M. and King D.(Eds) - Economic geology of Australia and Papua New Guinea - 2.Coal. AusIMM. Monograph Series 6 p255-258
Usage: Described (p255) Comments:
REFID: 64631 Fielding, C.R. , Frank, T.D. , Birgenheier, L.P. , Rygel, M.C. , Jones, A.T. , Roberts, J. 2008 Stratigraphic record and facies associations of the late Paleozoic ice age in eastern Australia (New South Wales and Queensland). IN 'Resolving the late Paleozoic ice age in time and space' C.R. Fielding, T.D.Frank, J.L. Isbell Geological Socety of America Special Paper 441 41-58
Usage: Briefly described (p44 Fig.2.) Min age from reference: Wordian Max age from reference: Wordian Comments: Southern New England Fold Belt, Myall Block. Biostratigraphic age control for base and top. , Overlies Dewrang Group.
REFID: 50099 Sutherland, L. , Graham, I. 2003 Geology of Barrington Tops Plateau: Its Rocks, Minerals and Gemstones, New South Wales, Australia The Australian Museum Society 1v 56p
Usage: Briefly described (p11-12) Min age from reference: Permian Max age from reference: Permian Comments: Overlie the Alum Mountain Volcanics. Max. thickness: 2040m in Booral-Weismantels area. Age: 275 Ma. Geological Province: Tamworth Belt/New England Orogen.
REFID: 23623 Ward, C.R. , Bocking, M. , Ruan, C. 2001 Mineralogical analysis of coals as an aid to seam correlation in the Gloucester Basin, New South Wales, Australia International Journal of Coal Geology 47(1) p31-49
Usage: Briefly described (p33 Fig. 2) Min age from reference: Late Permian Max age from reference: Late Permian Comments: Divided into the Craven and the Avon Subgroups. Geological Province: New England Fold Belt
REFID: 42648 Wootton, P. , Doyle, J.F. , Balfe, P.E. , Barton, C.M. , Black, T.M. , Bolger, P.F. , Bowman, R.G. , Sutcliffe, G. 1993 Chapter 2. Geological setting of deposits. IN A.J.Hargraves & C.H.Martin (eds) - Australasian Coal Mining Practice. 2nd edn. AusIMM. Monograph Series 12 p31-55
Usage: Briefly described (p39) Comments:
REFID: 50147 Roberts, J. , Engel, B. , Lennox, M. , Chapman, J. 1991 Dungog, New South Wales 1:100 000 Geological Sheet 9233 Geological Survey of New South Wales. 1:100,000 geological sheet series 1v Map
Usage: Briefly described (Map legend) Min age from reference: Late Permian Max age from reference: Late Permian Comments: Includes the Craven and Avon Subgroups. Geological Province: Western Myall Block.
REFID: 44244 Roberts, J. , Engel, B. , Chapman, J. 1991 Geology of the Camberwell, Dungog, and Bulahdelah 1:100 000 sheets 9133, 9233, 9333. Geological Survey of New South Wales 1v 382pp
Usage: Briefly described (p174) Min age from reference: Late Permian Max age from reference: Late Permian Comments: Replaced "Avon Coal Measures" of Loughan (1955). Includes the lower Avon Subgroup and upper Craven Subgroup separated by Speldon Formation. Geological Province: Myall Block : within the Stroud-Gloucester Syncline. See also p167 and p168 Tb. 2.
REFID: 42182 McElroy, C.T. , Rose, G. 1990 Historical review of coal geology in New South Wales. IN Glasson K.R., Rattigan J.H. (eds.)- Geological aspects of the discovery of some important mineral deposits in Australia. AusIMM. Monograph Series 17 p245-316
Usage: Briefly described (p301) Min age from reference: Permian Max age from reference: Permian Comments: Overlie the Dewrang Group. Geological Province: Gloucester Basin
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: Permian Max age from reference: Permian Comments: Lithic and feldspathic sandstone, conglomerate, carbonaceous siltstone and coal.
REFID: 63832 Fielding, C.R. , Frank, T.D. , Birgenheier, L.P. , Rygel, M.C. , Jones, A.T. , Roberts, J. 2008 Stratigraphic imprint of the Late Palaeozoic Ice Age in eastern Australia: a record of alternating glacial and nonglacial climate regime Geological Society of London. Journal 165 p129-140
Usage: Mentioned (p131 fig 2) Min age from reference: Guadalupian Max age from reference: Guadalupian Comments: Myall block, Southern New England Fold Belt. Seventh (P3) and eighth (P4) glaciations.
REFID: 47056 Lindsay, J.F. 1990 Forearc basin dynamics and sedimentation controls, Tamworth belt, eastern Australia. BMR Journal of Australian Geology and Geophysics 11(4) p521-528
Usage: Mentioned (Fig.2 P523) Comments:
REFID: 41054 McMinn, A. 1987 Palynostratigraphy of the Stroud Gloucester Trough, N.S.W. Alcheringa 11(2) p151-164
Usage: Mentioned (p152) Comments:
REFID: 41226 Hunt, J.W. 1987 Sulphur in the Permian coals of eastern Australia: variation and geological control. Geological Society of Australia. Coal Geology Group. Journal 7 p11-32
Usage: Mentioned (Fig.9) Comments:
REFID: 40872 Helby, R. , Lennox, M. , Roberts, J. 1986 The age of the Permian sequence in the Stroud-Gloucester Trough. Royal Society of New South Wales. Journal and Proceedings 119(1/2) p33-42
Usage: Mentioned (Fig.2) Comments:
REFID: 39302 Engel, B.A. 1980 Carboniferous biostratigraphy of the Hunter-Manning-Myall province. IN Herbert C.,Helby R.(eds) - A guide to the Sydney Basin. Geological Survey of New South Wales. Bulletin 26 p340-349
Usage: Mentioned (p349) Comments:
REFID: 39308 Herbert, C. , Helby, R. 1980 Part C - Excursion Guide. IN Herbert C.,Helby R.(eds) - A guide to the Sydney Basin. Geological Survey of New South Wales. Bulletin 26 p449-539
Usage: Mentioned (p482) Comments:
REFID: 36390 McIlveen, G.R. 1980 Sydney, New South Wales, 1:500 000 metallogenic series map. 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:
REFID: 36057 Crane, D.T. , Hunt, J.W. 1979 The Carboniferous sequence in the Gloucester-Myall Lake area, New South Wales. Geological Society of Australia. Journal 26(7) p341-352
Usage: Mentioned (Fig.1) Comments:
REFID: 37065 Branagan, D.F. 1975 Distribution and geological setting of coal measures in Australia and Papua New Guinea. IN Traves D.M. & King D.(Eds) - Economic geology of Australia and Papua New Guinea - 2.Coal. AusIMM. Monograph Series 6 p25-51
Usage: Mentioned (p31) Comments:
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: 32671 Pogson, D.J. 1972 Geological map of New South Wales, scale 1:1 000 000. Geological Survey of New South Wales 1v
Usage: Mentioned (Map legend) Min age from reference: Permian Max age from reference: Permian Comments:
REFID: 29990 Brunker, R.L. , Offenberg, A.C. , Cameron, R.G. 1970 Hastings, New South Wales, 1:250 000 geological series map. Sheet SH/56-14, 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:
REFID: 43447 Engel, B.A. 1966 Explanatory Notes, 1:250 000 geological series, Newcastle I56-2. 1st Edition Geological Survey of New South Wales
Usage: Not recorded (Table 1,p40) Max age from reference: Permian Comments:
REFID: 43491 Fairbridge, R.W. 1953 Australian Stratigraphy.XII chaps, end paper (2nd edition) University of Western Australia. Text Books Board 2nd edition
Usage: Not recorded (pVII/54) Max age from reference: Permian Comments: See also Lexicon

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