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 PPM Yb PPM Lu PPM Hf PPM Ta PPMsort descending Th PPM U PPM
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
CAL355 Clay 029 marine 750 8050 21600 166000 13.40 130.0 34500 16.5 104.0 8.17 0.00 149.0 596 131.0 0.693 6.98 428 34.0 59.0 28.6 5.57 1.070 0.849 2.72 0.370 4.28 1.010 10.50 2.12
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
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
CAL293 Clay 030 marine 105 6820 20200 91200 14.80 142.0 46300 16.4 107.0 8.15 0.00 147.0 377 121.0 0.643 7.11 342 33.4 58.7 28.7 5.57 1.110 0.824 2.71 0.399 3.48 1.020 10.80 2.31
CAL321 Clay 047 marine 105 8150 19300 103000 12.10 119.0 32000 11.5 87.7 17.70 2.02 164.0 284 129.0 0.871 9.42 266 32.0 56.4 24.5 4.90 0.953 0.798 2.37 0.311 3.73 1.020 10.50 2.22
CAL415 Clay 008 levigated fine fraction marine/fluvial 900 5140 21600 152000 15.00 136.0 40400 17.7 114.0 4.50 0.00 153.0 678 0.0 0.895 9.77 0 38.1 66.1 33.6 5.56 1.100 1.150 2.56 0.328 3.21 1.030 10.30 2.86
CAL376 Clay 032 marine 900 7000 21200 130000 14.40 141.0 42300 15.6 113.0 8.20 0.00 148.0 615 0.0 0.644 7.18 265 35.8 64.1 31.0 5.74 1.140 0.700 2.53 0.351 4.05 1.030 11.30 1.43
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
CAL380 Clay 044 marine 900 7360 20100 156000 13.60 124.0 27300 9.5 92.0 3.52 0.00 154.0 586 0.0 0.416 7.38 261 37.0 63.4 32.4 5.66 1.100 0.832 2.79 0.316 3.67 1.030 10.40 1.15
CAL375 Clay 031 marine 900 5770 21900 122000 14.60 144.0 39000 16.0 115.0 6.92 0.00 158.0 673 0.0 0.771 7.64 355 34.2 60.7 26.5 5.56 1.070 0.718 2.51 0.382 3.53 1.040 10.90 1.79
CAL381 Clay 047 marine 900 9640 22500 111000 14.30 146.0 38300 13.8 98.6 21.20 0.00 200.0 403 0.0 1.090 11.70 299 37.3 66.7 28.2 5.92 1.120 0.822 2.54 0.395 4.40 1.040 12.50 1.68
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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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