Unit Name: Keele Member
Unit Type: Lithostratigraphic
Usage: Currently in use
Age Interval: Cambrian (542 - 488.3 ma)
Province/Territory: Yukon Territory
Originator: Cecile, 2000.
Poorly exposed basal unit at the base of the Gull Lake Formation in the southeast area of the northeast Niddery Lake map area, near Keele Peak. It is only found northeast of Keele Peak and is 10 to 40 m thick (Cecile, 2000).
Thickness(m): Minimum 10, Maximum 40.
The lower Gull Lake North Keele Member is not well exposed but appears to be a distinct unit of thin bedded limestone, limestone conglomerate and breccia, which may or may not be a tongue of lower Sekwi Formation (Cecile, 2000).
Part of the lower Gull Lake Formation. The North Keele member rests directly on the Arrowhead Lake Member (Narchilla Formation) and is only known north of Keele Peak (Cecile, 2000).
Cecile, M.P., 2000. Geology of the northeastern Niddery Lake map area, east-central Yukon and adjacent Northwest Territories; Geological Survey of Canada, Bulletin 553, 120 p.
Source: GEOLOGICAL SURVEY OF CANADA, CALGARY
Contributor: Michael Pashulka
Entry Reviewed: No
Name Set: Lithostratigraphic Lexicon
LastChange: 01 Dec 2010