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Irondale Coal STRATNO: 8780
Current: Yes Rank: Formation, beds Status: Formal State(s): NSW
Category: Variation of published name Usage: Defined Definition Card: Yes (View definition data)
Originator: Bembrick, C.S., Robertson Research (Australia) Pty Ltd Entry date: 01-JAN-88 Last Update: 14-NOV-13
Replaced by: Previously known as:
Description:
Comments: Formerly part of Charbon Sub-Group.
Geological province: No quality assured province information available
Type state: NSW Reference section type:
Maximum thickness: 3.5m Minimum thickness:

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Minimum age: Permian Ma: % from base of biozone: Age method:
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Minimum age: Ma: % from base of biozone: Age method:
Maximum age: Permian Ma: % from base of biozone: Age method:

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  • Irondale Coal- Formation, beds- Formal

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First Reference:
REFID: 38603 McMinn, A., 1982, Late Permian acritarchs from the northern Sydney Basin., Royal Society of New South Wales. Journal and Proceedings, 115(3/4), p79-86

Definition Reference:
REFID: 40806 Standing Committee Coalfield Geol. NSW, 1986, Stratigraphic subdivision of the Illawarra Coal Measures in the Western Coalfield., Geological Survey of New South Wales, Records, 22(1), p145-158

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REFID: 40806 Standing Committee Coalfield Geol. NSW 1986 Stratigraphic subdivision of the Illawarra Coal Measures in the Western Coalfield. Geological Survey of New South Wales, Records 22(1) p145-158
Usage: Defined (p154) Min age from reference: Permian Max age from reference: Permian Comments: Prob. Permian
REFID: 39232 Bembrick, C.S. 1983 Stratigraphy and sedimentation of the Late Permian Illawarra Coal Measures in the Western Coalfield, Sydney Basin, New South Wales. Royal Society of New South Wales. Journal and Proceedings 116(3/4) p105-117
Usage: Described (p109) Comments:
REFID: 68004 Hill, M. , McEvilly, R. , Watkins, J. 2002 Mineral and petroleum resources and potential: NSW Western Regional Assessments: Brigalow Belt South Bioregion (Stage 2) Geological Survey of New South Wales 235pp
Usage: Briefly described (p60 Table 6, p61, p157.) Min age from reference: Late Permian Max age from reference: Late Permian Comments: Western Coalfield. A thin, persistent unit. Correlated with Coolah seam. , Unit in Charbon Subgroup. , Is overlain by Newnes Formation. , Bright coal, generally brighter and thicker towards the top; two or three stone layers.
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 (p528 App.1 Tb.A1.9) Min age from reference: Late Permian Max age from reference: Late Permian Comments: Of the Charbon Subgroup (Illawarra Coal Measures). Max. thickness: 3m. Geological Province: Sydney Basin.
REFID: 42657 Yoo, E.K. 1993 Stratigraphic and coal seam correlations of the Illawarra Coal Measures in the Ulan and Bylong areas, Western Coalfield, Sydney Basin, New South Wales Royal Society of New South Wales. Journal and Proceedings 126(1/2) p73-86
Usage: Briefly described (p78) Comments:
REFID: 22578 Herbert, C. 1995 Sequence stratigraphy of the Late Permian Coal Measures in the Sydney Basin Australian Journal of Earth Sciences 42(4) P391-405
Usage: Mentioned (p398) Comments:
REFID: 43146 Dove, A. , Lee, G. 1994 Breccia filled Diatreme in Permian Illawarra Coal Measures and Triassic Strata,Kandos,New South Wales Royal Society of New South Wales. Journal and Proceedings 127 (1-2) 39-45
Usage: Mentioned (Fig.2 p41) Comments: of Illawarra Coal Measures.
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.6) Comments:
REFID: 40256 McMinn, A. 1985 Palynostratigraphy of the Middle Permian coal sequences of the Sydney Basin. Australian Journal of Earth Sciences 32(3) p301-309
Usage: Mentioned (p305) Comments:
REFID: 38603 McMinn, A. 1982 Late Permian acritarchs from the northern Sydney Basin. Royal Society of New South Wales. Journal and Proceedings 115(3/4) p79-86
Usage: Mentioned (p79) Comments:

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