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 PPMsort descending Lu PPM Hf PPM Ta PPM Th PPM U PPM
CAL369 Clay 007 marine 900 15200 19100 51100 12.60 155.0 45100 16.4 101.0 22.40 0.00 141.0 157 64.3 0.759 6.17 282 36.1 66.4 29.4 5.73 1.050 0.693 2.58 0.425 7.35 1.250 11.60 1.47
CAL437 Clay 068 marine 105 8050 19000 79600 11.40 86.1 29900 9.4 80.2 4.19 1.61 131.0 349 0.0 0.490 5.52 330 34.4 60.8 22.6 5.52 0.991 0.738 2.59 0.378 5.46 1.030 10.90 2.96
CAL259 Clay 012 (mixture of Clays 009, 010 and 011) unknown 105 2330 12100 0 11.80 121.0 26000 5.4 45.0 7.45 1.49 95.7 0 265.0 1.080 6.56 1230 33.7 59.2 24.5 4.46 0.798 0.536 2.59 0.433 8.26 1.300 12.10 3.14
CAL337 Clay 022 sieved fine fraction marine 900 2730 10700 289000 20.40 71.8 55200 25.4 110.0 2.02 0.00 87.3 421 106.0 0.424 5.61 328 39.8 68.7 36.1 13.20 3.600 2.510 2.59 0.433 1.92 0.474 6.18 0.86
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
CAL333 Clay 012 (mixture of Clays 009, 010 and 011) unknown 900 2440 12500 0 12.20 130.0 25900 5.6 46.1 7.67 0.00 105.0 96 266.0 1.280 7.06 1310 35.5 61.9 28.9 4.79 0.851 0.644 2.61 0.458 8.89 1.360 12.90 3.01
CAL382 Clay 009 sieved fine fraction lacustrine 900 2640 19700 0 10.40 126.0 9730 2.9 54.5 1.28 0.00 122.0 0 224.0 0.542 4.63 318 37.0 69.2 28.1 5.64 0.918 0.746 2.62 0.419 8.22 1.090 10.30 2.44
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
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
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
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
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
CAL298 Clay 035 marine 105 12400 24400 225000 7.83 54.2 22900 15.1 85.9 28.30 0.00 455.0 1380 314.0 2.760 36.70 979 124.0 196.0 73.8 11.60 2.170 1.160 2.70 0.252 6.78 1.210 51.40 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
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
CAL288 Clay 025 unknown 105 5550 21300 43200 17.20 153.0 44200 23.7 127.0 5.89 0.00 146.0 193 163.0 1.010 7.85 445 43.3 76.7 34.6 6.55 1.300 0.940 2.71 0.413 4.33 1.140 11.70 1.79
CAL293 Clay 030 marine 105 6820 20200 91200 14.80 142.0 46300 16.4 107.0 8.15 0.00 147.0 377 121.0 0.643 7.11 342 33.4 58.7 28.7 5.57 1.110 0.824 2.71 0.399 3.48 1.020 10.80 2.31
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
CAL463 Clay 066 marine 900 12300 21700 91000 12.90 102.0 36300 12.2 95.5 7.52 0.00 133.0 453 154.0 0.721 5.89 305 35.6 64.1 29.4 5.73 1.100 0.982 2.72 0.416 5.19 1.090 11.00 1.76

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