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
CAL378 Clay 036 marine 900 5510 17000 176000 12.60 115.0 32800 13.0 93.8 58.50 0.00 161.0 531 0.0 0.973 7.71 380 34.2 58.6 31.1 5.48 1.070 0.733 2.25 0.388 3.56 0.940 9.68 1.68
CAL575 Clay 034 marine 900 7010 21000 244000 12.80 122.0 32800 11.5 97.5 8.09 0.00 136.0 893 109.0 0.762 7.45 208 33.3 58.1 24.7 4.93 1.010 0.735 2.23 0.358 3.30 0.991 9.69 4.42
CAL454 Clay 057 marine 900 11700 19800 91000 12.80 134.0 34200 15.0 88.7 7.23 0.00 132.0 414 117.0 0.652 6.31 301 33.4 59.0 24.4 4.96 1.000 0.716 2.25 0.330 4.79 1.000 10.10 2.37
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
CAL576 Clay 051 fluvial 900 10400 24800 11100 13.50 95.9 40300 18.7 106.0 13.40 0.83 252.0 571 183.0 1.420 13.80 832 57.9 100.0 40.6 8.05 1.530 0.955 2.72 0.354 5.94 1.160 23.00 1.87
CAL380 Clay 044 marine 900 7360 20100 156000 13.60 124.0 27300 9.5 92.0 3.52 0.00 154.0 586 0.0 0.416 7.38 261 37.0 63.4 32.4 5.66 1.100 0.832 2.79 0.316 3.67 1.030 10.40 1.15
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
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
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
CAL384 Clay 014 continental 900 7230 23800 0 16.60 149.0 41700 22.6 123.0 2.47 0.00 179.0 259 152.0 0.750 9.29 408 43.4 80.4 30.7 6.52 1.240 0.873 2.86 0.428 5.46 1.460 13.90 2.25
CAL456 Clay 059 lacustrine 900 5070 23800 40000 19.10 203.0 45900 20.9 143.0 2.87 0.00 174.0 0 107.0 0.867 10.30 364 51.2 93.1 39.5 8.00 1.570 1.080 3.33 0.463 4.11 1.530 15.40 1.37
CAL385 Clay 018 continental 900 14600 23400 0 16.30 213.0 43700 21.5 109.0 7.03 0.00 167.0 144 180.0 0.748 7.48 632 39.3 70.8 32.0 6.17 1.200 0.927 2.88 0.442 5.31 1.210 14.20 2.43
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
CAL386 Clay 019 continental 900 9680 18700 0 16.40 177.0 44900 21.6 116.0 5.41 0.00 151.0 122 179.0 0.538 7.26 453 46.0 82.2 33.8 6.64 1.290 0.802 2.94 0.429 5.38 1.240 15.30 2.45
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
CAL387 Clay 020 marine 900 7000 16600 0 20.20 147.0 54500 27.9 128.0 4.13 0.00 111.0 91 93.8 0.774 8.89 109 39.1 78.7 28.1 5.46 1.080 0.643 2.12 0.378 4.41 1.330 10.70 0.99
CAL460 Clay 063 marine 900 8220 21700 119000 15.60 138.0 43400 15.4 115.0 7.13 0.00 149.0 502 98.4 0.695 7.67 256 39.4 69.5 33.7 6.08 1.180 0.867 2.49 0.360 4.06 1.090 11.40 1.48
CAL388 Clay 021 marine 900 6300 17400 0 20.70 149.0 49000 25.5 124.0 2.81 0.00 129.0 0 139.0 0.638 14.30 0 36.7 77.4 24.8 4.91 0.951 0.518 2.42 0.321 4.30 1.320 10.70 1.14
CAL461 Clay 064 marine 900 7780 21600 110000 15.10 129.0 42100 13.7 107.0 3.78 0.00 149.0 543 0.0 0.760 8.05 271 37.8 66.2 27.9 5.51 1.090 0.832 2.55 0.351 3.89 1.160 10.90 1.86
CAL389 Clay 024 marine 900 7140 28600 0 19.20 138.0 52600 25.2 135.0 3.52 0.00 184.0 0 165.0 0.566 8.57 348 44.0 79.3 34.3 6.65 1.310 0.830 3.03 0.413 4.40 1.140 12.40 1.33

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