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 PPMsort descending 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
CAL466 Clay 069 marine 900 11500 20200 84900 13.70 112.0 39300 12.3 107.0 4.97 0.00 139.0 412 182.0 0.640 6.79 321 37.5 67.1 26.2 5.92 1.160 0.774 2.86 0.434 4.72 1.190 11.30 1.65
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
CAL455 Clay 058 marine 900 7520 17300 136000 13.80 140.0 35700 16.3 105.0 8.91 0.00 117.0 656 75.3 0.682 6.19 313 36.7 62.5 28.1 5.74 1.130 0.708 2.45 0.338 3.78 1.130 10.20 1.25
CAL469 Clay 072 marine 900 9100 22600 94000 13.80 106.0 39200 13.8 103.0 6.10 0.00 159.0 391 193.0 0.869 7.06 341 42.2 74.0 33.9 6.41 1.140 0.906 3.13 0.441 6.15 1.170 13.50 1.87
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
CAL407 Clay 045 levigated fine fraction marine 105 11500 30600 0 13.90 106.0 36700 13.6 154.0 34.40 0.00 604.0 527 601.0 2.700 30.00 1050 183.0 318.0 155.0 22.40 4.260 2.440 4.41 0.570 10.00 1.910 56.40 37.20
CAL560 Clay 082 fluvial 900 5450 22000 158000 13.90 139.0 39800 20.5 106.0 15.40 0.93 178.0 865 101.0 1.210 11.90 466 47.9 82.6 36.5 6.73 1.290 0.776 2.58 0.426 4.14 1.080 17.20 2.57
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
CAL562 Clay 084 fluvial 900 5930 21700 179000 14.10 117.0 43500 20.4 116.0 16.60 0.82 197.0 964 0.0 1.390 14.20 522 52.8 91.4 36.3 7.23 1.360 0.851 2.65 0.394 4.34 1.090 19.40 2.70
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
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
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
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
CAL339 Clay 037 continental 900 10200 18900 0 14.20 136.0 42800 24.2 100.0 16.70 0.00 286.0 0 296.0 1.270 16.80 404 75.3 112.0 55.1 8.57 1.540 1.230 3.37 0.565 9.73 1.240 19.00 9.06
CAL340 Clay 038 continental 900 5530 20300 0 14.20 105.0 46000 21.5 87.3 77.80 0.00 327.0 0 402.0 6.270 161.00 596 107.0 196.0 63.2 9.46 1.460 0.940 2.93 0.434 12.10 1.760 42.40 7.03
CAL245 Clay 001 marine 105 5380 19400 95700 14.20 129.0 38800 19.3 111.0 5.16 0.70 125.0 381 116.0 0.735 7.00 440 35.6 62.1 29.6 5.31 1.010 0.733 2.49 0.347 3.52 1.120 10.50 1.79
CAL381 Clay 047 marine 900 9640 22500 111000 14.30 146.0 38300 13.8 98.6 21.20 0.00 200.0 403 0.0 1.090 11.70 299 37.3 66.7 28.2 5.92 1.120 0.822 2.54 0.395 4.40 1.040 12.50 1.68
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
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
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

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