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 Claysort descending State 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
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
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
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
CAL379 Clay 039 (1:1 mixture of Clays 029 and 037) continental 900 9140 19600 63700 13.90 130.0 40300 19.6 104.0 12.80 0.00 231.0 378 219.0 0.991 11.70 372 54.3 84.7 41.2 7.31 1.290 0.962 3.17 0.509 7.30 1.170 14.80 3.27
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
CAL263 Clay 014 continental 105 6790 24500 0 15.90 136.0 39900 21.7 118.0 2.52 0.00 179.0 185 179.0 0.706 8.95 518 41.6 77.3 31.2 6.18 1.180 0.877 3.13 0.454 5.12 1.380 13.20 2.44
CAL264 Clay 015 continental 105 14300 21600 0 11.50 155.0 32400 15.6 75.0 5.41 0.00 133.0 110 194.0 0.509 5.02 582 31.1 57.0 24.2 4.80 0.940 0.600 2.42 0.311 5.20 0.955 10.20 1.85
CAL384 Clay 014 continental 900 7230 23800 0 16.60 149.0 41700 22.6 123.0 2.47 0.00 179.0 259 152.0 0.750 9.29 408 43.4 80.4 30.7 6.52 1.240 0.873 2.86 0.428 5.46 1.460 13.90 2.25
CAL265 Clay 016 continental 105 13600 22900 0 14.50 243.0 38200 42.0 1500.0 8.28 0.00 157.0 344 2820.0 11.800 7.85 1140 37.5 68.9 35.0 5.38 1.110 0.940 4.06 0.581 82.00 1.320 13.60 5.21
CAL385 Clay 018 continental 900 14600 23400 0 16.30 213.0 43700 21.5 109.0 7.03 0.00 167.0 144 180.0 0.748 7.48 632 39.3 70.8 32.0 6.17 1.200 0.927 2.88 0.442 5.31 1.210 14.20 2.43
CAL322 Clay 048 continental 105 7060 24800 0 15.70 138.0 46800 10.3 128.0 57.90 2.53 342.0 0 185.0 3.620 35.50 389 46.0 75.0 33.6 6.31 1.220 0.875 3.01 0.449 4.71 1.360 18.10 2.71
CAL266 Clay 017 continental 105 15000 17800 0 9.80 135.0 26400 13.5 62.5 2.41 0.00 117.0 0 229.0 0.505 4.30 415 29.9 55.0 21.5 4.41 0.839 0.689 2.33 0.320 6.97 1.010 9.93 1.97
CAL386 Clay 019 continental 900 9680 18700 0 16.40 177.0 44900 21.6 116.0 5.41 0.00 151.0 122 179.0 0.538 7.26 453 46.0 82.2 33.8 6.64 1.290 0.802 2.94 0.429 5.38 1.240 15.30 2.45
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
CAL267 Clay 018 continental 105 13900 21800 0 15.20 191.0 40900 20.1 106.0 6.65 0.00 165.0 115 204.0 0.621 7.15 570 41.0 73.3 31.7 6.01 1.120 0.893 3.15 0.370 4.58 1.290 14.90 1.53
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
CAL391 Clay 048 continental 900 7210 27700 0 16.20 145.0 48000 10.3 129.0 59.20 0.00 356.0 0 145.0 3.720 37.50 357 47.2 76.0 35.9 6.38 1.270 0.951 3.18 0.451 4.75 1.280 18.90 3.26
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
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
CAL467 Clay 070 continental 900 11400 19900 0 8.41 48.4 32400 9.3 69.7 15.40 0.00 202.0 137 236.0 1.190 12.10 471 58.7 109.0 41.9 7.41 1.290 1.070 3.01 0.476 7.78 2.100 21.40 0.00

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