Chapel Island Formation

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The Chapel Island Formation is a sedimentary formation from the Burin Peninsula, Newfoundland, Canada. It is an over 1000 m thick succession of siliciclastic deposits that were deposited during the Fortunian stage including the Proterozoic/Cambrian-boundary.[1]

The Chapel Island Formation lies on top of the Rencontre Formation and below the Random Formation.[1]


  1. ^ a b Gehling, James G.; Sören Jensen; Mary L. Droser; Paul M. Myrow; Guy M. Narbonne (2001). "Burrowing below the basal Cambrian GSSP, Fortune Head, Newfoundland". Geologic Magazine. 213-218 138. Retrieved 3 November 2012.