Igneous, metamorphic and sedimentary: felsic and mafic gneiss, granite, charnockite, minor metasedimentary gneiss. Localised rift sediments and bimodal volcanics.
A Mesoproterozoic basement province that includes mafic, felsic and metasedimentary gneiss, voluminous granite, and a late Mesoproterozoic rift succession with bimodal volcanics.
Unconformably overlain by, and is faulted against Neoproterozoic to Palaeozoic Amadeus Basin to the north and Palaeozoic Pedirka and Mesozoic Eromanga basins to the east.
Hosts minor base metal and gold occurrences. Significant nickel, copper, cobalt and PGE mineralisation occurs in adjacent regions of Western Australia.
Granulite to greenschist facies.
Close DF, 2013. Chapter 21: Musgrave 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: 28 November 2017