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 PPMsort descending 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
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
CAL430 Clay 061 lacustrine 105 273 643 321000 0.78 9.5 1670 1.0 8.4 11.60 1.16 0.0 713 0.0 1.300 0.42 156 6.9 9.5 4.4 0.71 0.114 0.046 0.28 0.028 0.40 0.101 1.58 1.01
CAL276 Clay 022 sieved fine fraction marine 105 2070 8830 220800 15.30 57.1 41495 19.3 80.2 1.67 4.79 79.4 284 49.7 0.356 4.76 232 29.8 51.4 27.7 9.84 2.720 1.990 2.05 0.301 1.50 0.384 4.58 0.83
CAL324 Clay 009 sieved fine fraction lacustrine 105 3130 9790 0 9.35 105.0 27500 3.2 39.4 9.29 1.88 84.5 0 265.0 0.807 5.06 227 31.2 56.1 25.9 4.42 0.708 0.603 2.57 0.438 10.90 1.320 12.80 3.85
CAL337 Clay 022 sieved fine fraction marine 900 2730 10700 289000 20.40 71.8 55200 25.4 110.0 2.02 0.00 87.3 421 106.0 0.424 5.61 328 39.8 68.7 36.1 13.20 3.600 2.510 2.59 0.433 1.92 0.474 6.18 0.86
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
CAL323 Clay 011 sieved fine fraction continental 105 6010 11600 0 12.50 165.0 42600 15.5 71.9 49.80 4.36 122.0 0 106.0 2.070 33.30 472 38.5 68.1 27.4 5.06 0.942 0.832 2.44 0.330 6.34 1.170 15.70 2.59
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
CAL333 Clay 012 (mixture of Clays 009, 010 and 011) unknown 900 2440 12500 0 12.20 130.0 25900 5.6 46.1 7.67 0.00 105.0 96 266.0 1.280 7.06 1310 35.5 61.9 28.9 4.79 0.851 0.644 2.61 0.458 8.89 1.360 12.90 3.01
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
CAL290 Clay 027 marine 105 7140 13300 182000 7.91 74.3 22300 6.7 57.8 6.89 10.30 86.1 555 128.0 0.524 4.46 0 25.1 43.1 19.8 3.84 0.701 0.550 1.68 0.252 3.09 0.689 7.38 2.18
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
CAL289 Clay 026 marine 105 7180 13800 185000 8.00 73.8 22800 6.8 60.7 7.41 10.10 88.9 574 162.0 0.458 4.48 0 23.1 40.4 18.3 3.58 0.675 0.548 1.75 0.245 3.08 0.661 6.87 2.17
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
CAL299 Clay 036 marine 105 4620 14800 170000 10.50 93.8 27000 11.6 80.0 50.10 1.81 132.0 482 82.2 0.904 6.50 237 28.8 48.4 23.1 4.51 0.895 0.671 2.04 0.286 2.90 0.813 7.83 1.87
CAL427 Clay 058 marine 105 6440 14900 113000 11.60 117.0 31500 14.1 86.7 7.03 3.71 107.0 610 0.0 0.485 4.93 236 31.1 53.2 22.3 4.82 0.948 0.655 2.02 0.327 3.61 0.897 8.40 3.31
CAL271 Clay 020 marine 105 6460 14900 11000 18.70 136.0 50900 25.9 120.0 3.99 0.00 104.0 0 156.0 0.637 8.00 0 36.4 73.6 25.7 5.05 1.010 0.630 2.11 0.305 4.05 1.280 9.98 1.27
CAL291 Clay 028 marine 105 6400 15400 162000 9.42 86.5 24500 8.7 73.5 7.69 9.27 106.0 470 83.8 0.511 5.36 186 26.6 45.8 20.5 4.05 0.778 0.520 1.82 0.301 2.75 0.731 7.75 2.34
ETP147 Clay 083 fluvial 105 3880 15500 162000 10.50 100.0 30200 14.0 76.2 10.10 4.75 104.0 656 93.0 0.586 6.95 290 28.3 47.9 25.1 4.18 0.810 0.611 1.92 0.262 2.36 0.700 7.60 2.34

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