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
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
CAL294 Clay 031 marine 105 4860 17600 118000 12.20 116.0 32400 13.4 98.9 5.77 0.73 122.0 521 85.9 0.630 6.43 280 29.0 50.2 24.6 4.57 0.889 0.675 2.31 0.303 2.81 0.893 9.08 1.88
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
CAL473 Clay 076 marine 900 5450 22700 124000 16.30 144.0 52600 16.1 112.0 4.74 0.00 160.0 525 0.0 0.566 8.13 267 40.2 69.7 31.1 5.96 1.170 0.767 2.82 0.371 3.79 1.220 11.50 1.91
CAL351 Clay 007 marine 750 15500 19400 55700 12.60 153.0 45500 16.6 94.8 21.70 0.00 126.0 301 258.0 0.979 6.24 308 37.3 67.0 28.5 5.77 1.070 0.822 2.79 0.394 7.16 1.280 11.70 1.91
CAL459 Clay 062 marine 900 6100 27000 66800 18.30 134.0 45800 17.8 127.0 5.15 0.00 185.0 246 136.0 0.793 10.00 375 53.1 90.8 43.1 7.45 1.390 1.040 3.27 0.453 4.75 1.400 15.00 1.92
CAL350 Clay 005 marine 750 11200 26700 48400 17.90 185.0 56800 22.5 129.0 17.50 0.00 191.0 253 120.0 0.940 11.40 379 42.8 76.7 30.9 6.28 1.200 0.800 2.89 0.353 4.61 1.330 13.20 1.92
CAL248 Clay 004 marine 105 13400 22900 44200 15.80 168.0 44200 20.7 115.0 16.40 21.90 156.0 267 121.0 0.931 9.51 407 38.0 67.9 29.1 5.47 1.050 0.755 2.68 0.288 4.09 1.140 11.60 1.94
CAL348 Clay 003 marine 750 11800 24800 47300 16.70 190.0 49000 20.4 171.0 14.20 0.00 169.0 134 167.0 0.671 9.20 541 41.5 75.0 31.3 6.28 1.170 0.783 2.97 0.408 5.36 1.320 13.00 1.95
CAL370 Clay 008 marine/fluvial 900 7280 19900 153000 14.30 132.0 39100 17.6 115.0 4.32 0.00 150.0 552 0.0 0.843 8.55 292 36.5 63.1 28.4 5.38 1.050 0.512 2.38 0.330 3.16 0.975 10.00 1.96
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
CAL457 Clay 060 lacustrine 900 4830 22900 67900 19.10 193.0 47400 19.4 130.0 4.23 0.00 158.0 333 0.0 0.783 8.55 352 45.5 81.3 37.0 7.28 1.410 0.979 3.12 0.430 3.84 1.360 13.80 1.97
CAL374 Clay 030 marine 900 7760 22900 83000 16.80 169.0 53600 18.7 119.0 9.44 0.00 163.0 443 0.0 0.647 7.85 380 38.1 68.1 36.2 6.41 1.280 0.959 3.29 0.481 3.88 1.110 12.40 1.98
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
CAL331 Clay 011 continental 900 6410 13500 0 13.30 191.0 44100 16.4 80.5 54.20 0.00 141.0 0 233.0 2.240 37.50 581 41.7 70.0 30.0 5.42 0.998 0.656 2.43 0.316 7.16 1.270 17.10 1.98
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
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
CAL475 Clay 078 marine 900 5350 23800 112000 16.50 146.0 44700 17.7 131.0 5.27 0.00 153.0 533 0.0 0.863 8.93 315 40.5 70.8 29.6 5.86 1.130 0.820 2.65 0.400 3.61 1.090 11.30 2.01
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
CAL561 Clay 083 fluvial 900 5040 20500 261000 13.20 126.0 34800 17.3 96.6 9.71 0.00 140.0 940 164.0 0.813 8.15 355 35.3 60.8 30.2 5.27 1.060 0.665 2.28 0.348 3.05 0.929 9.91 2.08

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