Metamorphic: metasedimentary and metaigneous gneiss, quartzite, mafic amphibolite and felsic migmatite.
Forms part of the Arunta Region. A Neoproterozoic to Cambrian fault-bounded metasedimentary and igneous province that formed a deep depocentre within the Centralian Superbasin and was metamorphosed in the Ordovician.
Faulted contact with the Palaeo-Neoproterozoic Aileron Province. Unconformably overlain by the Mesozoic Eromanga Basin.
Hosts Ni-Cu sulphide mineralisation, Cu (± cobalt, zinc) prospects and pegmatite-hosted REE(-U) occurrences.
Granulite to amphibolite facies.
Scrimgeour IR, 2013. Chapter 29: Irindina Province: in Ahmad M and Munson TJ (compilers) ‘Geology and Mineral Resources of the Northern Territory’. Northern Territory Geological Survey, Special Publication 5
Last updated: 04 February 2020
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