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 PPM U PPMsort descending
CAL397 Clay 052 levigated fine fraction continental 105 18800 18900 0 11.20 121.0 30900 15.2 109.0 6.68 12.90 129.0 0 195.0 1.360 5.75 394 33.6 60.5 27.9 5.28 0.984 1.160 2.40 0.333 7.33 1.200 11.00 1.73
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
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
CAL474 Clay 077 marine 900 5680 22200 129000 15.80 143.0 43000 17.0 115.0 4.98 0.00 156.0 582 0.0 0.796 8.38 244 39.7 69.3 33.2 5.79 1.150 0.780 2.52 0.367 3.64 1.100 11.30 1.76
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
CAL574 Clay 033 marine 900 6670 18700 177000 12.50 120.0 35500 10.8 94.2 8.36 0.00 122.0 673 0.0 0.658 6.68 0 33.0 57.1 28.3 5.06 0.982 0.690 2.06 0.324 3.12 0.902 9.51 1.77
CAL354 Clay 028 marine 750 8090 19800 202000 11.80 108.0 31500 11.0 84.9 8.61 7.28 136.0 619 129.0 0.597 7.11 310 33.3 56.8 25.1 5.12 0.971 0.631 2.44 0.267 3.50 0.946 9.55 1.78
CAL412 Clay 052 levigated fine fraction continental 750 19500 23100 0 12.60 133.0 35000 17.2 124.0 8.28 0.00 139.0 0 192.0 1.810 6.50 450 37.6 68.9 35.7 5.90 1.070 0.865 2.79 0.389 7.10 1.370 12.30 1.78
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
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
CAL286 Clay 024 marine 105 6820 27700 16900 18.60 127.0 51300 24.4 126.0 3.15 2.55 178.0 138 133.0 0.643 8.13 269 42.4 76.7 33.3 6.49 1.290 0.841 2.45 0.395 4.20 1.120 11.70 1.79
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
CAL364 Clay 001 marine 900 6410 22200 99500 16.70 153.0 46300 22.4 127.0 6.24 0.00 165.0 427 0.0 0.904 8.09 444 41.6 73.5 33.5 6.32 1.200 0.849 3.02 0.412 4.43 1.140 12.40 1.82
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
CAL353 Clay 026 marine 750 8830 16300 233000 9.82 92.5 28800 8.4 67.3 9.14 9.35 105.0 689 124.0 0.601 5.75 267 29.2 50.8 22.7 4.54 0.859 0.705 1.95 0.294 3.94 0.873 8.49 1.86
CAL461 Clay 064 marine 900 7780 21600 110000 15.10 129.0 42100 13.7 107.0 3.78 0.00 149.0 543 0.0 0.760 8.05 271 37.8 66.2 27.9 5.51 1.090 0.832 2.55 0.351 3.89 1.160 10.90 1.86
CAL295 Clay 032 marine 105 5870 17100 124000 12.00 113.0 34800 13.1 98.9 6.93 0.88 121.0 508 102.0 0.542 6.07 245 29.8 52.0 23.9 4.72 0.908 0.646 2.12 0.300 3.31 0.897 9.12 1.87
CAL299 Clay 036 marine 105 4620 14800 170000 10.50 93.8 27000 11.6 80.0 50.10 1.81 132.0 482 82.2 0.904 6.50 237 28.8 48.4 23.1 4.51 0.895 0.671 2.04 0.286 2.90 0.813 7.83 1.87
CAL469 Clay 072 marine 900 9100 22600 94000 13.80 106.0 39200 13.8 103.0 6.10 0.00 159.0 391 193.0 0.869 7.06 341 42.2 74.0 33.9 6.41 1.140 0.906 3.13 0.441 6.15 1.170 13.50 1.87
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

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