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 ascending 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
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
CAL387 Clay 020 marine 900 7000 16600 0 20.20 147.0 54500 27.9 128.0 4.13 0.00 111.0 91 93.8 0.774 8.89 109 39.1 78.7 28.1 5.46 1.080 0.643 2.12 0.378 4.41 1.330 10.70 0.99
CAL475 Clay 078 marine 900 5350 23800 112000 16.50 146.0 44700 17.7 131.0 5.27 0.00 153.0 533 0.0 0.863 8.93 315 40.5 70.8 29.6 5.86 1.130 0.820 2.65 0.400 3.61 1.090 11.30 2.01
CAL334 Clay 015 continental 900 15500 19700 0 11.90 165.0 32300 16.0 79.6 5.62 0.00 133.0 135 156.0 0.447 5.35 457 31.4 57.3 26.5 4.78 0.951 0.649 2.27 0.321 5.41 1.010 10.80 2.29
CAL388 Clay 021 marine 900 6300 17400 0 20.70 149.0 49000 25.5 124.0 2.81 0.00 129.0 0 139.0 0.638 14.30 0 36.7 77.4 24.8 4.91 0.951 0.518 2.42 0.321 4.30 1.320 10.70 1.14
CAL476 Clay 079 marine 900 5180 22800 124000 16.00 139.0 44700 13.7 113.0 3.67 0.00 155.0 562 106.0 0.701 7.96 309 39.9 69.5 32.4 5.93 1.200 0.726 2.75 0.385 3.78 1.210 11.50 1.69
CAL335 Clay 016 continental 900 14600 23800 0 15.30 259.0 39100 43.5 1570.0 8.95 0.00 163.0 351 2440.0 13.500 8.43 1010 37.9 70.1 44.8 5.92 1.160 0.851 4.37 0.723 86.10 1.290 14.50 2.49
CAL389 Clay 024 marine 900 7140 28600 0 19.20 138.0 52600 25.2 135.0 3.52 0.00 184.0 0 165.0 0.566 8.57 348 44.0 79.3 34.3 6.65 1.310 0.830 3.03 0.413 4.40 1.140 12.40 1.33
CAL477 Clay 080 marine 900 4910 20600 93500 14.80 129.0 74500 41.4 174.0 45.20 0.00 149.0 446 0.0 3.030 8.00 324 36.6 63.8 27.5 5.35 1.060 0.697 2.34 0.342 3.34 1.060 10.10 1.67
CAL336 Clay 017 continental 900 15400 18400 0 9.82 149.0 26000 13.7 60.8 3.31 0.00 121.0 0 197.0 0.445 4.47 438 36.6 64.9 26.4 4.70 0.853 0.608 2.19 0.258 7.11 0.975 11.30 1.50
CAL390 Clay 025 marine 900 6140 23700 51900 19.00 174.0 49300 26.7 142.0 10.30 0.00 157.0 313 126.0 1.600 8.65 427 47.1 82.8 35.2 7.06 1.420 0.986 3.07 0.434 4.88 1.210 13.20 1.75
CAL559 Clay 081 fluvial 900 4980 21300 184000 13.00 128.0 35300 19.0 113.0 11.70 0.00 152.0 995 115.0 1.080 10.20 413 42.0 74.5 30.9 5.96 1.140 0.828 2.24 0.356 3.61 0.940 13.70 2.26
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
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
CAL560 Clay 082 fluvial 900 5450 22000 158000 13.90 139.0 39800 20.5 106.0 15.40 0.93 178.0 865 101.0 1.210 11.90 466 47.9 82.6 36.5 6.73 1.290 0.776 2.58 0.426 4.14 1.080 17.20 2.57
CAL338 Clay 023 continental 900 6100 20700 60100 16.80 150.0 44900 22.6 118.0 5.85 0.00 139.0 217 148.0 0.830 11.40 2010 36.1 69.2 25.5 5.21 1.060 0.706 2.28 0.391 4.44 1.160 10.10 1.15
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
CAL561 Clay 083 fluvial 900 5040 20500 261000 13.20 126.0 34800 17.3 96.6 9.71 0.00 140.0 940 164.0 0.813 8.15 355 35.3 60.8 30.2 5.27 1.060 0.665 2.28 0.348 3.05 0.929 9.91 2.08
CAL339 Clay 037 continental 900 10200 18900 0 14.20 136.0 42800 24.2 100.0 16.70 0.00 286.0 0 296.0 1.270 16.80 404 75.3 112.0 55.1 8.57 1.540 1.230 3.37 0.565 9.73 1.240 19.00 9.06
CAL562 Clay 084 fluvial 900 5930 21700 179000 14.10 117.0 43500 20.4 116.0 16.60 0.82 197.0 964 0.0 1.390 14.20 522 52.8 91.4 36.3 7.23 1.360 0.851 2.65 0.394 4.34 1.090 19.40 2.70

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