CFC - NAA Data (NIST/SI) - Tabular Display

This page presents a database consisting of the data produced by a program of NAA conducted at the National Institute for Standards and Technology/Smithsonian Institution facility in 1990.

This initiative consisted of 200 analyses involving 84 of the 126 CFC clay specimens. Eighty-nine of the 200 analyses were of a raw clay specimen, 26 of a specimen fired to 750 C and 85 of a specimen fired to 900 C. In 76 instances the same clay specimen was analyzed in both the raw state and one or both of the two fired states. The analytical protocols employed for this work are described in CFC - Project Narrative, Section 3.1.

The default display for the database presents the data in tabular form. Also available is a record display that presents the data for an individual analysis.

In the tabular display each row corresponds to an analysis, Column 1 records the laboratory identification number, Column 2 the specimen's clay number, Column 3 the type of clay (i.e., its general geologic origin), Column 4 the state of the material analyzed (heated to 105 C [= raw]; fired to 750 C; fired to 900 C), and the remaining columns the values obtained for each of the 28 elements assayed. The data are presented in parts per million (PPM) form for all elements and have been rounded to three places. The order in which the elements are presented is that employed for the reporting of data by the NIST/SI facility at the time that the program of analysis was undertaken.

In the tabular display users can sort any of the columns in ascending or descending numerical or alphabetical order by clicking on the column header.

Users can go to the record display for an analysis by clicking on the cell in the Lab ID column for that analysis. They can return to the tabular display by clicking the Back arrow. In the record view the fields for the chemical data are presented in a collapsed view under the heading Chemical Composition. These fields can be expanded and collapsed by clicking on this heading.

Clicking on the content in the Clay Number field in either the tabular or the record display opens a display of the record for the clay specimen in question in CFC - Clay Database Record Display. Users can return from this display to CFC - NAA Data (NIST/SI) by clicking the Back arrow.

The CFC - Products - Data page presents a link to a downloadable spreadsheet that contains the data in this database.

Lab ID Clay Number Type of Clay Statesort descending Na PPM K PPM Ca PPM Sc PPM Cr PPM Fe PPM Co PPM Zn PPM As PPM Br PPM Rb PPM Sr PPM Zr PPM Sb PPM Cs PPM Ba PPM La PPM Ce PPM Nd PPM Sm PPM Eu PPM Tb PPM Yb PPM Lu PPM Hf PPM Ta PPM Th PPM U PPM
CAL248 Clay 004 marine 105 13400 22900 44200 15.80 168.0 44200 20.7 115.0 16.40 21.90 156.0 267 121.0 0.931 9.51 407 38.0 67.9 29.1 5.47 1.050 0.755 2.68 0.288 4.09 1.140 11.60 1.94
CAL312 Clay 039 (1:1 mixture of Clays 029 and 037) unknown 105 8220 18300 57300 12.30 113.0 35500 17.3 88.9 10.60 1.85 189.0 308 83.6 0.815 10.10 237 48.6 75.0 35.6 6.41 1.180 0.807 2.71 0.490 6.49 1.120 13.30 3.64
CAL249 Clay 005 marine 105 9980 23300 44300 15.70 162.0 48800 19.3 116.0 11.60 5.50 157.0 278 142.0 0.879 9.77 290 38.3 68.1 31.3 5.55 1.070 0.738 2.36 0.342 4.06 1.110 11.90 1.65
CAL313 Clay 040 continental 105 5060 19800 0 17.40 84.7 59000 36.7 88.9 59.80 4.74 279.0 344 433.0 5.200 93.50 1040 135.0 338.0 101.0 16.60 3.000 1.630 3.92 0.598 12.20 1.920 71.50 11.40
CAL314 Clay 041 continental 105 5220 19500 0 14.80 105.0 47200 22.7 100.0 81.70 1.30 339.0 347 278.0 6.180 201.00 690 107.0 182.0 69.3 11.60 2.080 1.350 3.70 0.568 12.10 1.800 41.40 7.38
CAL255 Clay 008 marine/fluvial 105 5970 17700 145000 11.60 105.0 31300 14.2 91.8 3.05 8.93 114.0 511 84.5 0.793 7.38 225 30.6 51.9 22.6 4.39 0.865 0.590 2.00 0.271 2.55 0.800 8.26 2.28
CAL315 Clay 042 continental 105 8950 31600 0 13.70 75.7 50100 21.3 101.0 94.20 5.08 577.0 857 513.0 8.610 82.80 1080 148.0 229.0 97.3 14.60 2.690 1.540 4.23 0.593 12.10 2.060 95.90 25.80
CAL422 Clay 053 marine 105 5250 17900 127000 12.20 176.0 33700 16.3 120.0 6.84 7.36 126.0 610 0.0 0.940 9.64 192 28.7 51.1 20.4 4.26 0.838 0.547 1.62 0.293 2.70 0.815 8.13 2.84
CAL256 Clay 009 lacustrine 105 2510 18700 0 9.80 106.0 9330 2.8 53.6 1.17 0.00 121.0 33 273.0 0.372 4.43 337 36.5 67.0 28.5 5.13 0.885 0.703 2.73 0.435 7.94 1.010 9.77 2.29
CAL316 Clay 042 sieved fine fraction continental 105 7670 30100 0 14.20 83.2 53500 33.3 107.0 119.00 7.05 532.0 822 555.0 9.310 74.30 832 151.0 329.0 97.7 15.30 2.790 1.550 4.31 0.581 12.50 2.080 101.00 27.00
CAL423 Clay 054 marine 105 9270 21800 91400 14.70 186.0 41300 19.1 98.2 11.60 11.20 143.0 520 117.0 0.646 9.77 199 34.8 61.7 25.8 4.88 0.977 0.752 1.97 0.311 2.98 0.959 9.91 2.36
CAL257 Clay 010 unknown 105 230 0 0 30.60 215.0 10400 9.2 255.0 2.22 0.00 0.0 197 466.0 1.020 0.34 0 222.0 249.0 108.0 15.90 2.950 2.140 8.22 1.170 13.90 3.440 23.00 4.51
CAL317 Clay 043 marine 105 5210 23000 0 18.30 145.0 35600 13.9 93.8 18.10 1.94 284.0 0 213.0 2.040 10.20 240 60.0 102.0 38.7 6.79 1.320 1.040 4.47 0.695 6.71 1.560 14.50 2.90
CAL424 Clay 055 marine 105 15500 19300 99500 13.20 139.0 36800 15.1 98.6 10.30 28.20 142.0 542 0.0 0.783 7.80 234 34.0 59.0 17.2 4.66 0.942 0.647 2.28 0.324 3.05 0.951 9.64 3.59
CAL258 Clay 011 continental 105 5410 13100 0 13.70 174.0 43400 9.7 79.1 50.40 2.25 140.0 0 265.0 2.170 39.00 409 34.4 54.1 19.7 3.68 0.710 0.480 2.24 0.329 7.67 1.350 18.40 4.21
ETP144 Clay 081 fluvial 105 3410 16300 171000 10.90 103.0 27400 14.0 83.4 7.18 6.32 102.0 796 0.0 0.721 6.90 260 29.2 49.0 22.1 4.27 0.810 0.571 1.86 0.267 2.33 0.730 7.90 2.25
CAL318 Clay 044 marine 105 6140 17600 140000 11.30 103.0 22800 8.0 75.0 3.10 2.06 122.0 617 0.0 0.330 5.97 0 30.2 52.6 23.9 4.55 0.929 0.668 2.03 0.308 2.94 0.935 8.47 1.67
CAL425 Clay 056 marine 105 8830 23300 74600 15.10 145.0 40800 17.5 105.0 4.19 9.48 171.0 403 0.0 0.573 8.55 353 38.4 66.8 24.0 5.43 1.050 0.750 2.21 0.301 3.35 1.090 10.90 3.85
CAL259 Clay 012 (mixture of Clays 009, 010 and 011) unknown 105 2330 12100 0 11.80 121.0 26000 5.4 45.0 7.45 1.49 95.7 0 265.0 1.080 6.56 1230 33.7 59.2 24.5 4.46 0.798 0.536 2.59 0.433 8.26 1.300 12.10 3.14

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