Australian Geochronology Data Base; BMR, Australia
Entry ID: EARTH_INT_AUS_BMR_GEOCHRON1

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Summary
Abstract: The National Database of Australian Geochronology includes Main tables
on SAMPLES, K_AR, AR40_39, RB_SR, SM_ND, ZIRCON, SHRIMP, REFERENCES and
STOREBOXES. The table SAMPLES includes attributes for sample no.,
stratigraphic unit, rock type, country, state, region, AMG reference and
decimal latitude and longitude. K-Ar, Ar-Ar, Rb-Sr, Sm-Nd, Pb-Pb zircon
and Pb-Pb ion microprobe (SHRIMP, mostly zircon) tables contain dating
results. Table REFERENCES contains bibliographic references relevant to
samples &/or results. The data is Australia-wide, mainly from hardrock
areas. In the future, possibly Antarctica and PNG samples will be added.
The Relational Database is on Magnetic Disk. The interchange format is
ASCII. The entire data base is about 10 Megabytes.
Geographic Coverage
Spatial coordinates   
  N: -10.0   S: -45.0   E: 155.0   W: 110.0

Temporal Coverage
Start Date: 1989-07-01
Originating Center
Data Center
Geoscience Australia, Australia Supplemental Info
Data Center URL: http://www.ga.gov.au/

Data Center Personnel
Name: PAUL SHELLEY
Phone: +61-6-272-4688
Fax: +61-6-272-4687
Email: pauls at henric.nric.gov.au
Contact Address:
National Resource Information Centre
Bureau of Resource Sciences
P.O. Box E11
City: KINGSTON
Province or State: ACT
Postal Code: 2604
Country: AUSTRALIA
Publications/References
Ryburn, R J; Page, R W; Laynne, V; Shelley, E P
OZCHRON - A national database of Australian Geochronology
Creation and Review Dates
Last DIF Revision Date: 1994-05-31
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