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 PPMsort descending 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
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
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
CAL349 Clay 004 marine 750 15000 26500 58500 17.70 189.0 50700 23.3 131.0 18.20 9.10 184.0 238 120.0 1.090 11.10 0 43.2 77.3 33.0 6.22 1.210 0.820 2.74 0.391 4.56 1.340 13.10 1.57
CAL338 Clay 023 continental 900 6100 20700 60100 16.80 150.0 44900 22.6 118.0 5.85 0.00 139.0 217 148.0 0.830 11.40 2010 36.1 69.2 25.5 5.21 1.060 0.706 2.28 0.391 4.44 1.160 10.10 1.15
CAL379 Clay 039 (1:1 mixture of Clays 029 and 037) continental 900 9140 19600 63700 13.90 130.0 40300 19.6 104.0 12.80 0.00 231.0 378 219.0 0.991 11.70 372 54.3 84.7 41.2 7.31 1.290 0.962 3.17 0.509 7.30 1.170 14.80 3.27
CAL438 Clay 069 marine 105 10400 19300 64900 11.70 94.2 33700 10.7 93.5 4.48 4.00 119.0 365 139.0 0.483 5.85 254 33.8 59.4 27.0 5.43 0.991 0.847 2.28 0.328 4.32 0.993 9.93 1.25
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
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
CAL440 Clay 071 marine 105 6440 24200 67500 13.80 110.0 35900 11.6 100.0 3.16 1.79 141.0 377 166.0 0.471 7.00 271 35.9 62.8 27.1 5.62 1.030 0.762 2.81 0.324 3.89 1.130 10.80 1.11
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
CAL426 Clay 057 marine 105 11600 16900 71400 10.70 112.0 30000 12.7 80.2 4.92 3.94 123.0 424 0.0 0.463 5.02 249 28.6 49.1 16.1 4.28 0.847 0.611 1.71 0.296 4.15 0.929 8.34 3.21
CAL449 Clay 080 marine 105 4660 20700 72600 14.30 125.0 37200 12.9 107.0 3.52 1.38 135.0 533 112.0 0.647 7.62 214 35.2 61.5 27.9 5.26 0.977 0.723 2.18 0.337 3.16 1.080 9.86 1.62
CAL425 Clay 056 marine 105 8830 23300 74600 15.10 145.0 40800 17.5 105.0 4.19 9.48 171.0 403 0.0 0.573 8.55 353 38.4 66.8 24.0 5.43 1.050 0.750 2.21 0.301 3.35 1.090 10.90 3.85
CAL443 Clay 074 marine 105 5660 18800 74700 12.20 140.0 33700 14.5 93.3 8.97 2.88 128.0 490 0.0 0.706 6.30 224 27.7 49.3 18.7 4.54 0.885 0.665 1.97 0.259 3.16 0.873 9.14 1.19
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
CAL465 Clay 068 marine 900 9570 20900 77100 12.70 96.6 34700 10.5 89.1 4.86 0.00 136.0 300 178.0 0.531 6.34 353 37.5 67.6 29.8 6.17 1.140 0.885 3.04 0.439 5.81 1.150 12.40 1.29
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
CAL453 Clay 056 marine 900 9730 26500 78700 17.00 165.0 44400 19.8 121.0 5.72 0.00 177.0 424 129.0 0.750 9.66 336 42.9 74.5 34.0 5.75 1.210 0.762 2.48 0.384 3.84 1.150 12.40 5.50
CAL433 Clay 064 marine 105 6750 19100 78700 13.20 111.0 36200 12.5 95.3 3.70 3.78 125.0 465 0.0 0.500 7.02 329 33.3 58.7 22.6 5.02 0.955 0.658 2.21 0.330 3.33 1.000 9.51 1.71
CAL447 Clay 078 marine 105 4790 21100 79300 14.30 128.0 37100 15.3 105.0 3.98 0.97 138.0 483 81.7 0.701 7.59 266 35.1 62.4 26.4 5.24 0.995 0.793 2.25 0.279 3.09 1.040 9.82 1.51

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