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 PPM Th PPMsort descending U PPM
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
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
CAL454 Clay 057 marine 900 11700 19800 91000 12.80 134.0 34200 15.0 88.7 7.23 0.00 132.0 414 117.0 0.652 6.31 301 33.4 59.0 24.4 4.96 1.000 0.716 2.25 0.330 4.79 1.000 10.10 2.37
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
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
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
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
CAL382 Clay 009 sieved fine fraction lacustrine 900 2640 19700 0 10.40 126.0 9730 2.9 54.5 1.28 0.00 122.0 0 224.0 0.542 4.63 318 37.0 69.2 28.1 5.64 0.918 0.746 2.62 0.419 8.22 1.090 10.30 2.44
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
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
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
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
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
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
CAL373 Clay 029 marine 900 7890 21100 146000 13.20 135.0 34100 16.3 103.0 8.45 0.00 141.0 545 57.3 0.708 6.76 367 33.9 59.8 29.0 5.61 1.090 0.802 2.75 0.386 4.24 0.995 10.60 1.88
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
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
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
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
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

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