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Age and significance of the Platypus Tuff Bed, a regional reference horizon in the Upper Permian Moranbah Coal Measures, north Bowen Basin

Michaelsen, P; Henderson, Robert; Crosdale, P; Fanning, Christopher


The Platypus Tuff Bed in the Permian Moranbah Coal Measures provides a basin-wide marker horizon traceable for over 300 km along strike. The bed is a tephra event unit, the product of a large-scale volcanic eruptive episode involving a pyroclastic volume

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Date published: 2001
Type: Journal article
Source: Australian Journal of Earth Sciences
DOI: 10.1046/j.1440-0952.2001.00854.x


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