Sedimentary: dolostone, sandstone, limestone, shale.
An intracratonic sedimentary basin that formed as part of the Centralian Superbasin and extends into Western Australia.
Unconformably overlies Palaeoproterozoic Pine Creek Orogen and Palaeo-Mesoproterozoic Birrindudu Basin. Unconformably overlain by Neoproterozoic Wolfe Basin, Neoproterozoic to Palaeozoic Wiso Basin, Palaeozoic Daly Basin and Cambrian Kalkarinji Province.
Up to 950 m.
No major mineral occurrences. Potential for sediment hosted base metal deposits and uranium.
Dunster JN and Ahmad M, 2013. Chapter 26: Victoria 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