Sedimentary: limestone, dolostone, sandstone, siltstone, conglomerate.
A gently dipping intracratonic basin.
Unconformably overlies the Palaeoproterozoic Pine Creek Orogen and Palaeo-Mesoproterozoic Birrindudu Basin to the north and east and Neoproterozoic Victoria Basin to the west. Overlain by Mesozoic Carpentaria Basin on its southern margin.
Up to 1 km.
Some carbonate-hosted base metal and barite occurrences along faulted southwestern margin. Limestone quarried in southeast.
Kruse PD and Munson TJ, 2013. Chapter 31: Daly Basin: in Ahmad M and Munson TJ (compilers) ‘Geology and Mineral Resources of the Northern Territory’. Northern Territory Geological Survey, Special Publication 5
Last updated: 28 November 2017