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 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 PPMsort ascending Yb PPM Lu PPM Hf PPM Ta PPM Th PPM U PPM
CAL463 Clay 066 marine 900 12300 21700 91000 12.90 102.0 36300 12.2 95.5 7.52 0.00 133.0 453 154.0 0.721 5.89 305 35.6 64.1 29.4 5.73 1.100 0.982 2.72 0.416 5.19 1.090 11.00 1.76
CAL457 Clay 060 lacustrine 900 4830 22900 67900 19.10 193.0 47400 19.4 130.0 4.23 0.00 158.0 333 0.0 0.783 8.55 352 45.5 81.3 37.0 7.28 1.410 0.979 3.12 0.430 3.84 1.360 13.80 1.97
CAL468 Clay 071 marine 900 7690 25800 84700 15.30 119.0 39000 13.6 103.0 4.66 0.00 162.0 387 100.0 0.705 7.71 195 39.3 69.8 30.1 6.12 1.120 0.977 2.73 0.455 4.39 1.230 12.20 1.15
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
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
CAL428 Clay 059 lacustrine 105 4680 21400 29500 17.50 187.0 45000 19.6 133.0 2.74 0.00 169.0 221 93.8 0.811 9.02 363 47.3 85.1 36.6 7.50 1.470 0.962 3.15 0.380 3.74 1.430 14.10 1.11
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
CAL374 Clay 030 marine 900 7760 22900 83000 16.80 169.0 53600 18.7 119.0 9.44 0.00 163.0 443 0.0 0.647 7.85 380 38.1 68.1 36.2 6.41 1.280 0.959 3.29 0.481 3.88 1.110 12.40 1.98
CAL576 Clay 051 fluvial 900 10400 24800 11100 13.50 95.9 40300 18.7 106.0 13.40 0.83 252.0 571 183.0 1.420 13.80 832 57.9 100.0 40.6 8.05 1.530 0.955 2.72 0.354 5.94 1.160 23.00 1.87
CAL356 Clay 030 marine 750 7870 23400 104000 17.00 165.0 54300 19.0 125.0 8.95 0.00 165.0 412 169.0 0.771 8.22 502 38.4 68.4 29.4 6.35 1.270 0.953 2.91 0.398 4.13 1.130 12.40 2.00
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
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
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
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
CAL340 Clay 038 continental 900 5530 20300 0 14.20 105.0 46000 21.5 87.3 77.80 0.00 327.0 0 402.0 6.270 161.00 596 107.0 196.0 63.2 9.46 1.460 0.940 2.93 0.434 12.10 1.760 42.40 7.03
CAL361 Clay 039 (1:1 mixture of Clays 029 and 037) unknown 750 9440 21500 75500 14.10 131.0 41200 20.1 104.0 12.30 1.41 225.0 294 254.0 1.020 12.50 384 56.8 88.3 39.0 7.46 1.350 0.933 3.17 0.515 7.41 1.310 15.40 4.84
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
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
CAL366 Clay 003 marine 900 11400 24100 43300 16.30 187.0 47600 19.9 171.0 13.80 0.00 171.0 0 0.0 0.723 8.63 458 39.3 71.8 29.2 6.00 1.130 0.920 2.82 0.388 5.27 1.220 12.80 1.60
CAL409 Clay 002 levigated fine fraction marine 750 6580 23700 91800 16.30 160.0 41900 18.4 117.0 12.00 3.10 163.0 480 0.0 0.973 9.73 372 41.9 71.3 36.0 6.21 1.210 0.912 2.67 0.373 3.77 1.170 12.00 2.09

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