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
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
CAL431 Clay 062 marine 105 5180 25700 65900 16.10 113.0 42100 14.9 117.0 4.43 0.83 183.0 322 0.0 0.871 8.28 356 45.3 77.1 28.8 6.35 1.190 0.787 3.01 0.476 4.11 1.250 12.80 3.66
CAL268 Clay 019 continental 105 8950 19100 0 15.30 160.0 41800 20.2 106.0 4.63 0.00 146.0 0 141.0 0.600 6.61 351 41.4 73.1 29.6 6.12 1.210 0.962 2.74 0.370 5.21 1.240 12.40 1.98
CAL325 Clay 049 marine 105 11200 21677 16100 16.30 188.0 49900 23.0 120.0 10.20 8.24 165.0 203 163.0 0.933 9.16 655 48.9 89.3 38.1 7.19 1.320 0.953 3.19 0.467 5.90 1.410 19.40 2.75
CAL432 Clay 063 marine 105 7240 19700 77800 13.20 115.0 35500 12.8 98.2 4.78 0.00 117.0 386 0.0 0.678 6.35 197 33.7 58.9 26.7 5.32 1.030 0.787 2.30 0.305 3.61 1.040 9.75 0.88
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
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
CAL433 Clay 064 marine 105 6750 19100 78700 13.20 111.0 36200 12.5 95.3 3.70 3.78 125.0 465 0.0 0.500 7.02 329 33.3 58.7 22.6 5.02 0.955 0.658 2.21 0.330 3.33 1.000 9.51 1.71
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
CAL327 Clay 051 fluvial 105 9660 22700 87500 12.30 87.9 37200 16.6 91.2 12.20 3.91 221.0 824 179.0 1.290 12.60 665 55.2 95.5 40.2 7.50 1.410 0.933 2.90 0.404 5.83 1.090 22.10 3.43
CAL434 Clay 065 marine 105 9250 20700 85100 12.20 103.0 34000 13.2 108.0 9.73 5.35 130.0 327 118.0 1.250 6.37 415 33.3 58.9 27.7 5.27 0.977 0.716 2.26 0.307 3.95 1.060 9.93 1.11
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
CAL435 Clay 066 marine 105 9980 19200 86300 11.20 88.3 31800 10.2 86.7 5.43 3.05 128.0 39 0.0 0.521 5.20 232 32.1 56.6 23.5 4.99 0.935 0.675 2.22 0.341 4.39 0.951 9.68 3.01
CAL285 Clay 023 continental 105 5330 19400 46700 15.10 131.0 41700 20.6 110.0 3.92 1.96 129.0 226 135.0 0.649 10.20 1990 34.0 65.6 24.5 4.96 1.000 0.682 2.08 0.308 3.85 0.959 9.18 1.13
CAL436 Clay 067 marine 105 6970 18000 88300 10.90 96.2 32100 11.8 85.5 11.50 1.93 119.0 560 112.0 0.597 5.53 308 29.7 51.9 22.2 4.75 0.891 0.746 1.97 0.335 3.40 0.929 8.71 0.91
CAL286 Clay 024 marine 105 6820 27700 16900 18.60 127.0 51300 24.4 126.0 3.15 2.55 178.0 138 133.0 0.643 8.13 269 42.4 76.7 33.3 6.49 1.290 0.841 2.45 0.395 4.20 1.120 11.70 1.79
CAL437 Clay 068 marine 105 8050 19000 79600 11.40 86.1 29900 9.4 80.2 4.19 1.61 131.0 349 0.0 0.490 5.52 330 34.4 60.8 22.6 5.52 0.991 0.738 2.59 0.378 5.46 1.030 10.90 2.96
CAL288 Clay 025 unknown 105 5550 21300 43200 17.20 153.0 44200 23.7 127.0 5.89 0.00 146.0 193 163.0 1.010 7.85 445 43.3 76.7 34.6 6.55 1.300 0.940 2.71 0.413 4.33 1.140 11.70 1.79
CAL438 Clay 069 marine 105 10400 19300 64900 11.70 94.2 33700 10.7 93.5 4.48 4.00 119.0 365 139.0 0.483 5.85 254 33.8 59.4 27.0 5.43 0.991 0.847 2.28 0.328 4.32 0.993 9.93 1.25

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