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 State Na PPM K PPM Ca PPMsort descending 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
CAL343 Clay 042 continental 900 9640 32700 0 14.70 80.4 51400 23.1 109.0 98.60 0.00 611.0 869 552.0 9.160 91.60 1050 160.0 252.0 105.0 16.10 2.900 1.690 4.42 0.632 12.80 2.100 103.00 26.20
CAL392 Clay 050 marine 900 12700 23500 0 16.30 200.0 51800 24.3 124.0 12.10 0.00 202.0 182 256.0 1.200 13.10 897 48.0 79.6 39.1 7.62 1.450 1.070 3.48 0.459 5.90 1.230 20.30 2.25
CAL416 Clay 045 levigated fine fraction marine 900 10900 33000 0 15.50 117.0 41100 15.0 172.0 38.40 0.00 601.0 787 743.0 2.880 29.90 1070 202.0 350.0 170.0 24.40 4.730 2.500 4.96 0.598 11.00 2.170 60.00 40.30
CAL344 Clay 042 sieved fine fraction continental 900 8110 30800 0 15.20 88.7 54600 34.0 111.0 126.00 0.00 587.0 875 646.0 10.000 84.30 977 160.0 346.0 105.0 16.30 3.060 1.600 4.45 0.570 13.60 2.120 109.00 28.10
CAL472 Clay 075 continental 900 14600 41400 0 12.60 55.8 52700 18.4 120.0 25.00 0.00 333.0 706 422.0 2.070 33.20 783 128.0 223.0 79.1 12.80 2.640 1.470 4.28 0.581 11.10 2.720 51.80 13.80
CAL272 Clay 021 marine 105 5920 16300 0 19.70 136.0 46500 24.0 118.0 2.56 1.08 116.0 0 123.0 0.603 12.80 0 34.6 72.6 24.4 4.63 0.916 0.530 2.15 0.306 4.20 1.250 9.89 0.96
CAL310 Clay 037 continental 105 9620 17500 0 13.60 125.0 42000 27.9 95.1 15.10 2.43 270.0 0 214.0 1.170 15.10 471 71.3 104.0 51.9 8.17 1.500 1.110 3.44 0.598 9.68 1.210 17.80 9.64
CAL417 Clay 046 levigated fine fraction marine 900 4480 21300 0 9.57 86.3 59000 15.2 107.0 37.60 0.00 200.0 1010 292.0 3.250 25.50 1870 114.0 188.0 80.0 12.10 2.120 1.060 1.95 0.187 9.75 2.280 109.00 8.09
CAL326 Clay 050 marine 105 12100 22700 0 15.80 187.0 52700 24.8 93.3 13.40 4.92 184.0 0 186.0 1.210 12.00 780 47.3 75.0 38.3 7.35 1.400 1.100 3.24 0.403 5.83 1.260 19.40 2.37
CAL345 Clay 043 marine 900 5560 25100 0 19.70 163.0 38500 15.7 111.0 24.80 0.00 305.0 220 215.0 2.420 10.90 434 66.1 112.0 42.3 7.35 1.410 0.973 5.05 0.705 7.31 1.510 15.60 3.79
CAL311 Clay 038 continental 105 5250 19100 0 13.30 97.9 44900 19.8 82.6 74.60 1.56 313.0 0 374.0 5.890 148.00 490 85.5 161.0 52.2 8.09 1.380 1.050 3.15 0.466 11.70 1.850 36.60 7.38
CAL330 Clay 009 lacustrine 900 3270 11000 0 9.57 103.0 27900 3.3 42.6 9.31 0.00 80.7 0 308.0 0.863 5.15 277 28.8 51.5 20.0 4.14 0.681 0.537 2.48 0.422 10.80 1.400 12.20 3.68
CAL439 Clay 070 continental 105 11300 21600 0 8.17 50.7 30400 8.1 69.0 14.20 7.69 192.0 0 255.0 0.953 10.80 542 59.0 97.7 43.6 8.53 1.330 1.190 2.84 0.493 8.32 2.200 20.70 0.27
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
CAL331 Clay 011 continental 900 6410 13500 0 13.30 191.0 44100 16.4 80.5 54.20 0.00 141.0 0 233.0 2.240 37.50 581 41.7 70.0 30.0 5.42 0.998 0.656 2.43 0.316 7.16 1.270 17.10 1.98
CAL397 Clay 052 levigated fine fraction continental 105 18800 18900 0 11.20 121.0 30900 15.2 109.0 6.68 12.90 129.0 0 195.0 1.360 5.75 394 33.6 60.5 27.9 5.28 0.984 1.160 2.40 0.333 7.33 1.200 11.00 1.73
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
CAL332 Clay 011 sieved fine fraction continental 900 5930 14300 0 14.90 194.0 47300 10.7 84.7 58.60 0.00 148.0 0 199.0 2.400 43.40 410 37.4 58.5 25.7 4.30 0.774 0.469 2.38 0.405 7.53 1.470 20.30 3.39
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

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