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 PPMsort descending Nd PPM Sm PPM Eu PPM Tb PPM Yb PPM Lu PPM Hf PPM Ta PPM Th PPM U PPM
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
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
CAL360 Clay 036 marine 750 5770 18700 215000 13.00 117.0 34300 13.7 97.7 61.90 2.43 164.0 502 158.0 1.110 8.43 333 36.6 61.0 27.6 5.68 1.130 0.984 2.60 0.377 4.00 1.020 9.93 2.47
CAL441 Clay 072 marine 105 7360 22300 80200 12.40 96.8 33300 12.4 92.9 5.07 2.94 144.0 245 0.0 0.824 6.22 326 42.6 61.1 34.4 6.38 1.140 0.899 2.83 0.351 4.13 1.090 11.00 1.07
CAL246 Clay 002 marine 105 6590 19100 86100 13.60 136.0 36100 16.2 103.0 11.20 5.40 136.0 426 92.9 0.813 7.59 179 35.6 61.1 29.6 5.26 1.020 0.679 2.20 0.333 3.42 0.964 10.10 1.77
CAL563 Clay 085 fluvial 900 4690 20200 174000 13.60 132.0 35700 16.1 108.0 9.55 0.00 144.0 693 121.0 1.110 8.97 362 36.5 61.2 26.3 5.32 1.040 0.736 2.26 0.362 3.08 0.893 10.20 2.18
CAL449 Clay 080 marine 105 4660 20700 72600 14.30 125.0 37200 12.9 107.0 3.52 1.38 135.0 533 112.0 0.647 7.62 214 35.2 61.5 27.9 5.26 0.977 0.723 2.18 0.337 3.16 1.080 9.86 1.62
CAL423 Clay 054 marine 105 9270 21800 91400 14.70 186.0 41300 19.1 98.2 11.60 11.20 143.0 520 117.0 0.646 9.77 199 34.8 61.7 25.8 4.88 0.977 0.752 1.97 0.311 2.98 0.959 9.91 2.36
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
CAL410 Clay 008 levigated fine fraction marine/fluvial 750 4840 21200 143000 14.10 127.0 38400 16.9 110.0 3.24 3.92 145.0 568 0.0 0.755 9.20 0 36.3 61.9 32.1 5.22 1.050 0.670 2.44 0.371 3.13 0.995 9.64 2.59
CAL245 Clay 001 marine 105 5380 19400 95700 14.20 129.0 38800 19.3 111.0 5.16 0.70 125.0 381 116.0 0.735 7.00 440 35.6 62.1 29.6 5.31 1.010 0.733 2.49 0.347 3.52 1.120 10.50 1.79
CAL450 Clay 053 marine 900 6590 21700 161000 14.80 226.0 39100 21.9 144.0 8.34 0.00 132.0 741 0.0 1.060 10.80 208 34.8 62.2 26.2 5.15 1.010 0.718 2.37 0.364 3.47 0.959 10.20 3.88
CAL447 Clay 078 marine 105 4790 21100 79300 14.30 128.0 37100 15.3 105.0 3.98 0.97 138.0 483 81.7 0.701 7.59 266 35.1 62.4 26.4 5.24 0.995 0.793 2.25 0.279 3.09 1.040 9.82 1.51
CAL455 Clay 058 marine 900 7520 17300 136000 13.80 140.0 35700 16.3 105.0 8.91 0.00 117.0 656 75.3 0.682 6.19 313 36.7 62.5 28.1 5.74 1.130 0.708 2.45 0.338 3.78 1.130 10.20 1.25
CAL462 Clay 065 marine 900 10300 22000 98900 13.50 108.0 36300 14.3 111.0 9.62 1.16 135.0 493 155.0 1.510 6.86 180 36.0 62.7 29.6 5.61 1.100 0.769 2.55 0.330 4.67 1.100 10.90 0.64
CAL362 Clay 044 marine 750 7550 21300 188000 13.60 126.0 27900 9.8 87.7 3.81 1.77 149.0 537 130.0 0.349 7.85 319 37.1 62.8 27.0 5.61 1.110 0.793 2.94 0.416 3.97 1.000 10.30 2.05
CAL440 Clay 071 marine 105 6440 24200 67500 13.80 110.0 35900 11.6 100.0 3.16 1.79 141.0 377 166.0 0.471 7.00 271 35.9 62.8 27.1 5.62 1.030 0.762 2.81 0.324 3.89 1.130 10.80 1.11
CAL352 Clay 008 marine/fluvial 750 7290 21900 180000 14.20 130.0 38900 17.5 107.0 4.02 2.72 147.0 621 102.0 0.807 9.29 275 36.7 62.8 26.9 5.32 1.040 0.766 2.31 0.336 3.13 1.050 9.82 1.71
CAL357 Clay 031 marine 750 6040 22600 164000 15.10 144.0 40600 16.6 115.0 7.48 0.65 161.0 685 142.0 0.769 8.28 406 35.8 62.8 27.3 5.66 1.130 0.851 2.72 0.367 3.57 1.110 11.20 1.91
CAL370 Clay 008 marine/fluvial 900 7280 19900 153000 14.30 132.0 39100 17.6 115.0 4.32 0.00 150.0 552 0.0 0.843 8.55 292 36.5 63.1 28.4 5.38 1.050 0.512 2.38 0.330 3.16 0.975 10.00 1.96

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