Parachilna Formation

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Journal Article
Published: 01 August 2003
The Canadian Mineralogist (2003) 41 (4): 981–988.
... sediments of the Lower Cambrian Parachilna Formation, Reaphook Hill, South Australia, Australia, in association with zincian collinsite and scholzite. Hillite is triclinic, a 5.736(1), b 6.767(2), c 5.462(1) Å, α 97.41(2), β 108.59(2), γ 107.19(2)°, V 186.05(8) Å 3 , space group P 1̅, Z = 1. The average...
Published: 01 December 2005
DOI: 10.5724/gcs.05.25.0679
EISBN: 978-0-9836096-5-0
... with in more detail below. Major quartzarenite units cap individual sequences of the Wilpena Group and basal Hawker Group. These are the ABC Range Quartzite, the Chace Quartzite Member of the lower Rawnsley Quartzite, an upper un-named member of the Rawnsley Quartzite, and the Parachilna Formation. Each...
Journal Article
Journal: GSA Bulletin
Published: 23 June 2017
GSA Bulletin (2017) 129 (9-10): 1280–1299.
... new carbon and oxygen isotope measurements of Cryogenian and Ediacaran carbonate in the northern Amadeus Basin that, in combination with previous data from Tonian strata of the Bitter Springs Formation, form a composite Amadeus Basin Neoproterozoic δ 13 C carb record. Key features of the Cryogenian...
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Series: Geological Society, London, Special Publications
Published: 01 January 2007
DOI: 10.1144/SP286.5
EISBN: 9781862395343
... Abstract The basal Ediacaran global boundary stratotype section and point (GSSP) horizon beneath Nuccaleena Formation cap dolostone in South Australia's central Flinders Ranges South Australia coincides with an interpreted unconformity preceding deglacial transgression. Detailed...
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Journal Article
Published: 01 March 2011
Journal of the Geological Society (2011) 168 (2): 289–308.
... for loess deposition of the Nuccaleena Formation of South Australia from granulometry (angular, randomly oriented, silt, modal diameter 7ϕ) and sedimentary structures (climbing-translatent cross-stratification, linear dunes). In addition, a variety of palaeosols in the Nuccaleena Formation have red clayey...
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Journal Article
Journal: Geology
Published: 01 January 2011
Geology (2011) 39 (1): 31–34.
... to Adelaide Fold Belt. Synglacial deposits attain ∼5000 km thickness in Parachilna map sheet area ( Reid and Preiss, 1999 ). 1—U-Pb date obtained from top of Wilyerpa Formation ( Fanning and Link, 2008 ). 2—Re-Os date from basal Tindelpina Shale Member ( Kendall et al., 2006 ). At Holowilena South...
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Stratigraphy and radiometric constraints of Neoproterozoic glacial successi...
in > Geology
Published: 01 January 2011
Figure 2. Stratigraphy and radiometric constraints of Neoproterozoic glacial successions in Parachilna map sheet area, set within context of global time scale. Term “Sturtian” is local time division of fill to Adelaide Fold Belt. Synglacial deposits attain ∼5000 km thickness in Parachilna map
Journal Article
Journal: Economic Geology
Published: 01 June 2003
Economic Geology (2003) 98 (4): 797–818.
... ( Drexel and Preiss, 1995 ). It is poorly exposed, and the only occurrences at Beltana are at Emu and Mount Scott. The Parachilna Formation ( Ford, 1971 ) marks the basal Cambrian transgression. It is a poorly exposed unit of well-bedded and laminated quartz sandstone and clayey, sandy, laminated rocks...
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Journal Article
Journal: Economic Geology
Published: 01 March 2008
Economic Geology (2008) 103 (2): 353–364.
.... Most of the nonsulfide zinc and sulfide Zn-Pb mineralization in the Flinders Ranges is hosted by the Cambrian Ajax Limestone, which, except in the area of antiformal domes, is separated from the Callanna Group by the intervening Burra, Umberatana, and Wilpena Groups, and the Parachilna Formation...
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Journal Article
Published: 01 January 2007
Journal of Paleontology (2007) 81 (1): 116–142.
...JOHN R. PATERSON; GLENN A. BROCK Abstract Trilobites from the Lower Cambrian succession at Angorichina in the eastern Flinders Ranges, South Australia, are described. Silicified material from the Mernmerna Formation reveals the presence of a new assemblage from the Pararaia bunyerooensis Zone...
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Journal Article
Published: 01 August 1992
Journal of the Geological Society (1992) 149 (4): 655–668.
... Formation (Tommotian, Fig. 5C) of the Flinders Ranges of South Australia (Tucker 1989). Also in the Parachilna Formation are two-phase, bimineralic ooids (Fig. 5D), with calcitic inner parts and formerly aragonitic outer parts (now calcite). Similar ooids occur in the Serie Lie de Vin of Morocco. In modern...
Series: Geological Society, London, Memoirs
Published: 01 January 2011
DOI: 10.1144/M36.66
EISBN: 9781862394117
... Abstract Sedimentary features characteristic of ice-rafting are present in the Bunyeroo Formation (Wilpena Group) of the Adelaide Geosyncline and in the coeval Dey Dey Mudstone (Ungoolya Group) of the eastern Officer Basin (Figs 66.1 & 66.2), providing evidence of a mid-Ediacaran glacial...
Journal Article
Published: 21 October 2016
Geological Magazine (2017) 154 (5): 1088–1104.
... and include important ichnogenera and species such as Trichophycus pedum (used to define the Ediacaran–Cambrian boundary) and Rusophycus spp. in the uppermost part (Daily, 1972 , 1976 a ; Mount, 1989 ; Gravestock & Cowley, 1995 ). These ichnotaxa also extend into the lower Parachilna Formation...
Series: SEPM Special Publication
Published: 01 January 2012
DOI: 10.2110/sepmsp.101.139
EISBN: 9781565763142
...–Silurian (430–490 Ma) Tumblagooda Sandstone in Kalbarri National Park, Western Australia ( Retallack 2009a ); Early Ordovician–Cryogenian (480–630 Ma) Grindstone Range, Pantapinna, Balcoracana, Moodlatana, Billy Creek, Parachilna, Rawnsley, Bonney, and Nuccaleena formations in and around Flinders Ranges...
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Journal Article
Published: 01 July 2006
Journal of Sedimentary Research (2006) 76 (7): 978–995.
... Formation in the Parachilna Gorge area of south Australia. The tepees are present as isolated structures ( Fig. 11 A, B ) or as linked structures traceable for tens of meters in available outcrop (e.g., Fig. 11C ). The cores of tepees are commonly fractured ( Fig. 11 A, B ) and brecciated ( Fig. 11C–F...
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Map of South Australia showing the Acraman impact site in the Mesoproterozo...
Published: 01 July 2003
, and Figs 9 and 10 ). •, ejecta seen in outcrop of the Bunyeroo Formation; ○, ejecta recorded in core from drill holes. 1, Pichi Richi Pass; 2, Bagalowie; 3, Warakimbo; 4, Yappala; 5, Merna Mora; 6, Bunyeroo Gorge; 7, Brachina Gorge; 8, Parachilna Gorge; 9, Donkey Gully; 10, Reaphook Hill; 11, Wearing Hills
Journal Article
Journal: AAPG Bulletin
Published: 01 December 1970
AAPG Bulletin (1970) 54 (12): 2395–2409.
... comprises, in ascending order, Parachilna Formation, Wilkawillina Limestone, Parara Limestone, Bunkers Sandstone, Oraparinna Shale, and Narina Greywacke ( Fig. 2 ). However, as some of these formations are interchangeable facies equivalents, they are almost never found together in one single section ( cf...
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Journal Article
Published: 22 August 2017
Geological Magazine (2018) 155 (1): 174–180.
.... The sequence-stratigraphic context of the South Australia succession (Uratanna and Parachilna formations) consists of valley incision (SB) and subsequent transgression (Gehling, 2000 ). The Uratanna Formation (LST–TST) is incised into the underlying Rawnsley Quartzite (HST or highstand systems tract...
Journal Article
Journal: Geology
Published: 01 November 2008
Geology (2008) 36 (11): 867–870.
... fossiliferous sandstone beneath a disconformable contact with the Early Cambrian Parachilna Formation. Based on U-Pb dates ( Condon et al., 2005 ) and a newly established Ediacaran chronostratigraphic framework of south China ( Zhou and Xiao, 2007 ; Zhu et al., 2007 ), the Miaohe Member and hence...
Journal Article
Published: 01 December 1977
Journal of the Geological Society (1977) 134 (3): 363–384.
.... Glacials of the Marinoan Series, Central Flinders Ranges. Quart. geol. notes No 11 , Dep. Mines, Adelaide. Dalgarno, C. R. & Johnson, J E. 1966. Parachilna Sheet SH 54–13. 1:250.000 Series, Geol. Surv. S.Aust., Dep. Mines, Adelaide. Dalgarno C. R. Johnson J. E. Braunstein J...