Metamorphic, igneous and volcanic: variably metamorphosed clastic sediments, metavolcanic rock, cordierite granulite, calc-silicate rocks, dolerite, mafic rock, granite.
Forms part of the Arunta Region. A poly-deformed late Palaeoproterozoic orogenic domain interpreted to be accreted onto the North Australian Craton.
Faulted contact with the Palaeo-Neoproterozoic Aileron Province. Overlain by, and in fault contact with, the Neoproterozoic to Palaeozoic Amadeus Basin to the south.
Minor known base metal mineralisation, but considered highly prospective.
Greenschist to granulite facies.
Scrimgeour IR, 2013. Chapter 13: Warumpi 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