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
CAL429 Clay 060 lacustrine 105 5200 22300 38700 17.80 193.0 45600 19.4 134.0 3.30 0.76 179.0 216 0.0 0.671 9.00 460 42.1 72.8 28.7 6.00 1.150 0.708 2.64 0.357 3.51 1.310 14.20 1.59
CAL430 Clay 061 lacustrine 105 273 643 321000 0.78 9.5 1670 1.0 8.4 11.60 1.16 0.0 713 0.0 1.300 0.42 156 6.9 9.5 4.4 0.71 0.114 0.046 0.28 0.028 0.40 0.101 1.58 1.01
CAL267 Clay 018 continental 105 13900 21800 0 15.20 191.0 40900 20.1 106.0 6.65 0.00 165.0 115 204.0 0.621 7.15 570 41.0 73.3 31.7 6.01 1.120 0.893 3.15 0.370 4.58 1.290 14.90 1.53
CAL323 Clay 011 sieved fine fraction continental 105 6010 11600 0 12.50 165.0 42600 15.5 71.9 49.80 4.36 122.0 0 106.0 2.070 33.30 472 38.5 68.1 27.4 5.06 0.942 0.832 2.44 0.330 6.34 1.170 15.70 2.59
CAL431 Clay 062 marine 105 5180 25700 65900 16.10 113.0 42100 14.9 117.0 4.43 0.83 183.0 322 0.0 0.871 8.28 356 45.3 77.1 28.8 6.35 1.190 0.787 3.01 0.476 4.11 1.250 12.80 3.66
CAL268 Clay 019 continental 105 8950 19100 0 15.30 160.0 41800 20.2 106.0 4.63 0.00 146.0 0 141.0 0.600 6.61 351 41.4 73.1 29.6 6.12 1.210 0.962 2.74 0.370 5.21 1.240 12.40 1.98
CAL324 Clay 009 sieved fine fraction lacustrine 105 3130 9790 0 9.35 105.0 27500 3.2 39.4 9.29 1.88 84.5 0 265.0 0.807 5.06 227 31.2 56.1 25.9 4.42 0.708 0.603 2.57 0.438 10.90 1.320 12.80 3.85
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
CAL271 Clay 020 marine 105 6460 14900 11000 18.70 136.0 50900 25.9 120.0 3.99 0.00 104.0 0 156.0 0.637 8.00 0 36.4 73.6 25.7 5.05 1.010 0.630 2.11 0.305 4.05 1.280 9.98 1.27
CAL325 Clay 049 marine 105 11200 21677 16100 16.30 188.0 49900 23.0 120.0 10.20 8.24 165.0 203 163.0 0.933 9.16 655 48.9 89.3 38.1 7.19 1.320 0.953 3.19 0.467 5.90 1.410 19.40 2.75
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
CAL395 Clay 033 marine 750 6560 18500 184000 12.40 117.0 37100 10.6 94.6 8.51 6.43 143.0 782 111.0 0.705 7.57 265 32.0 54.7 27.3 4.89 0.984 0.453 2.23 0.300 3.18 0.977 9.40 2.28
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
CAL396 Clay 034 marine 750 6900 20000 172000 12.70 118.0 33300 11.4 93.5 8.28 8.69 135.0 778 160.0 0.665 8.04 0 33.8 58.7 29.2 4.90 1.030 0.705 2.48 0.288 3.16 0.944 9.89 5.19
CAL363 Clay 047 marine 750 9660 22600 136000 14.20 141.0 38200 13.6 101.0 20.60 2.58 196.0 361 154.0 1.100 11.90 321 37.1 65.3 29.4 5.79 1.110 0.869 2.70 0.423 4.29 1.120 12.10 2.65
CAL409 Clay 002 levigated fine fraction marine 750 6580 23700 91800 16.30 160.0 41900 18.4 117.0 12.00 3.10 163.0 480 0.0 0.973 9.73 372 41.9 71.3 36.0 6.21 1.210 0.912 2.67 0.373 3.77 1.170 12.00 2.09
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

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