Sedimentary: sandstone, siltstone, mudstone, coal, shale, glacial sediments.
An intracratonic sedimentary basin that extends into South Australia.
Unconformably overlies the Neoproterozoic to Palaeozoic Amadeus and Warburton basins and the Mesoproterozoic Musgrave Province. Unconformably overlain by the Mesozoic Eromanga Basin.
Up to 1.5 km.
Potential for both oil and gas. Contains significant coal horizons.
Munson TJ and Ahmad M, 2013. Chapter 38: Pedirka 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: 09 May 2016
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