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News_Carrara1 viewing and sampling

MinEx CRC’s Carrara 1 drillhole available for viewing only on Tuesday August 31

Bookings are essential by contacting the NTGS Manager Core Facilities, Darwin.

Rover Field studies

Three NTGS records released on the geology of the Rover field, Warramunga Province

Detailed logging, petrological studies and geochronology provide a better geological framework of the undercover Rover field and its relationship with the Tennant Creek mineral field.

NTGS CSIRO McArthur Basin project

NTGS releases CSIRO-NTGS McArthur Basin Project

The study presents new geological constraints on the factors and processes controlling sediment-hosted base metal mineralisation in the southern McArthur Basin.

Data capture

Release of legacy exploration data: Walhallow 1:250k map sheet

The ongoing program to capture all legacy open-file exploration drilling and geochemistry data across the Territory, continues with the release of data from the Walhallow map sheet.

acreage release

New acreage release for oil and gas exploration

The area covers 30,780 square kilometres or 392 full and part blocks over some of the most prospective areas of the southern part of the Georgina Basin.


Exploration grants announced for the Geophysics and Drilling Collaborations program

Eighteen projects from fifteen companies have been awarded co-funding for round 14.

Carrara1 processed hylogger

NTGS releases processed HyLogger data for Carrara 1

The 1,750 metre Carrara 1 hole was drilled under the National Drilling Initiative (NDI) South Nicholson campaign.

HDP_East Tennant

NTGS releases interpreted hyperspectral data from the National Drilling Initiative East Tennant campaign

HyLogger data reports are now available for drillholes NDIBK07 and NDIBK10.


Significant increase in available data on shale units of the greater McArthur Basin

NTGS releases an updated DIP014 with a 25% overall increase in the number of analysed samples.


Preliminary findings support resource potential of the South Nicholson Basin

The first data from the National Drilling Initiative’s Carrara 1 deep stratigraphic drill hole is now available through the MinEx CRC and Geoscience Australia portals.