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 Statesort descending 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 PPM
CAL256 Clay 009 lacustrine 105 2510 18700 0 9.80 106.0 9330 2.8 53.6 1.17 0.00 121.0 33 273.0 0.372 4.43 337 36.5 67.0 28.5 5.13 0.885 0.703 2.73 0.435 7.94 1.010 9.77 2.29
CAL316 Clay 042 sieved fine fraction continental 105 7670 30100 0 14.20 83.2 53500 33.3 107.0 119.00 7.05 532.0 822 555.0 9.310 74.30 832 151.0 329.0 97.7 15.30 2.790 1.550 4.31 0.581 12.50 2.080 101.00 27.00
CAL257 Clay 010 unknown 105 230 0 0 30.60 215.0 10400 9.2 255.0 2.22 0.00 0.0 197 466.0 1.020 0.34 0 222.0 249.0 108.0 15.90 2.950 2.140 8.22 1.170 13.90 3.440 23.00 4.51
CAL317 Clay 043 marine 105 5210 23000 0 18.30 145.0 35600 13.9 93.8 18.10 1.94 284.0 0 213.0 2.040 10.20 240 60.0 102.0 38.7 6.79 1.320 1.040 4.47 0.695 6.71 1.560 14.50 2.90
CAL258 Clay 011 continental 105 5410 13100 0 13.70 174.0 43400 9.7 79.1 50.40 2.25 140.0 0 265.0 2.170 39.00 409 34.4 54.1 19.7 3.68 0.710 0.480 2.24 0.329 7.67 1.350 18.40 4.21
CAL318 Clay 044 marine 105 6140 17600 140000 11.30 103.0 22800 8.0 75.0 3.10 2.06 122.0 617 0.0 0.330 5.97 0 30.2 52.6 23.9 4.55 0.929 0.668 2.03 0.308 2.94 0.935 8.47 1.67
CAL259 Clay 012 (mixture of Clays 009, 010 and 011) unknown 105 2330 12100 0 11.80 121.0 26000 5.4 45.0 7.45 1.49 95.7 0 265.0 1.080 6.56 1230 33.7 59.2 24.5 4.46 0.798 0.536 2.59 0.433 8.26 1.300 12.10 3.14
CAL319 Clay 045 marine 105 16100 35000 0 10.90 85.9 29300 10.4 108.0 28.90 0.00 714.0 1070 526.0 2.550 34.70 1330 178.0 317.0 139.0 20.80 4.030 2.090 3.87 0.561 9.42 1.780 62.80 35.00
CAL263 Clay 014 continental 105 6790 24500 0 15.90 136.0 39900 21.7 118.0 2.52 0.00 179.0 185 179.0 0.706 8.95 518 41.6 77.3 31.2 6.18 1.180 0.877 3.13 0.454 5.12 1.380 13.20 2.44
CAL422 Clay 053 marine 105 5250 17900 127000 12.20 176.0 33700 16.3 120.0 6.84 7.36 126.0 610 0.0 0.940 9.64 192 28.7 51.1 20.4 4.26 0.838 0.547 1.62 0.293 2.70 0.815 8.13 2.84
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
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
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
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
CAL358 Clay 032 marine 750 7180 21900 140000 14.50 140.0 43200 15.9 113.0 7.98 1.02 149.0 655 91.0 0.716 7.76 375 36.3 64.1 28.5 5.77 1.120 0.832 2.73 0.347 4.11 1.120 11.20 2.24
CAL359 Clay 035 marine 750 13400 27200 245000 9.35 65.8 25800 17.3 86.5 30.10 0.00 509.0 1500 307.0 3.080 41.70 1330 134.0 213.0 75.5 12.90 2.370 1.300 3.02 0.393 7.59 1.300 55.10 6.97
CAL393 Clay 006 marine 750 16100 26800 41300 17.60 187.0 49800 21.6 126.0 18.00 12.10 179.0 264 0.0 1.040 11.10 0 42.5 75.5 36.6 6.19 1.190 0.849 2.60 0.393 4.39 1.330 13.20 2.00
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
CAL394 Clay 027 mariner 750 8730 16300 175000 9.75 91.2 27700 8.1 54.6 8.30 8.93 107.0 760 0.0 0.460 5.45 0 28.4 50.8 25.1 4.27 0.891 0.802 1.87 0.284 3.88 0.838 8.32 3.61
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

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