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
CAL247 Clay 003 marine 105 10200 20800 31300 14.50 158.0 41600 17.7 148.0 11.60 4.74 145.0 236 158.0 0.728 7.83 331 35.6 64.6 26.5 5.25 0.995 0.731 2.31 0.327 4.85 1.110 11.30 1.58
CAL312 Clay 039 (1:1 mixture of Clays 029 and 037) unknown 105 8220 18300 57300 12.30 113.0 35500 17.3 88.9 10.60 1.85 189.0 308 83.6 0.815 10.10 237 48.6 75.0 35.6 6.41 1.180 0.807 2.71 0.490 6.49 1.120 13.30 3.64
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
CAL313 Clay 040 continental 105 5060 19800 0 17.40 84.7 59000 36.7 88.9 59.80 4.74 279.0 344 433.0 5.200 93.50 1040 135.0 338.0 101.0 16.60 3.000 1.630 3.92 0.598 12.20 1.920 71.50 11.40
CAL249 Clay 005 marine 105 9980 23300 44300 15.70 162.0 48800 19.3 116.0 11.60 5.50 157.0 278 142.0 0.879 9.77 290 38.3 68.1 31.3 5.55 1.070 0.738 2.36 0.342 4.06 1.110 11.90 1.65
CAL314 Clay 041 continental 105 5220 19500 0 14.80 105.0 47200 22.7 100.0 81.70 1.30 339.0 347 278.0 6.180 201.00 690 107.0 182.0 69.3 11.60 2.080 1.350 3.70 0.568 12.10 1.800 41.40 7.38
CAL255 Clay 008 marine/fluvial 105 5970 17700 145000 11.60 105.0 31300 14.2 91.8 3.05 8.93 114.0 511 84.5 0.793 7.38 225 30.6 51.9 22.6 4.39 0.865 0.590 2.00 0.271 2.55 0.800 8.26 2.28
CAL315 Clay 042 continental 105 8950 31600 0 13.70 75.7 50100 21.3 101.0 94.20 5.08 577.0 857 513.0 8.610 82.80 1080 148.0 229.0 97.3 14.60 2.690 1.540 4.23 0.593 12.10 2.060 95.90 25.80
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
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
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
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
CAL352 Clay 008 marine/fluvial 750 7290 21900 180000 14.20 130.0 38900 17.5 107.0 4.02 2.72 147.0 621 102.0 0.807 9.29 275 36.7 62.8 26.9 5.32 1.040 0.766 2.31 0.336 3.13 1.050 9.82 1.71
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
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

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