Unit Name: Basal Argillite member
Unit Type: Lithostratigraphic
Rank: Member
Status: Informal
Usage: Currently in use
Age Interval: Precambrian (4567.17 - 542 ma)
Province/Territory: British Columbia

Originator: Benedict, 1945.

Lithology:
argillite

Relationship:
This unit is a member of the Richfield formation.

Remark:
This unit is a member of the Richfield formation.

Other Citations:
Benedict, P.C., 1945, Trans. CIMM Vol. 48, p. 758 [member].

References:
Benedict, P.C., 1945. Structure at Island Mountain Mine, Wells, B[ritish] C[olumbia]. Canadian Mining and Metallurgical Bulletin [Canadian Institute of Mining and Metallurgy]. Montreal. December 1945, Vol. 48

Source: GSC file of geological names; T.E. Bolton and J. Dougherty (compiler)
Contributor: A.A. Coyne; P.H. Davenport
Entry Reviewed: No
Name Set: Lithostratigraphic Lexicon
LastChange: 13 Mar 2009