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
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
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
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
CAL371 Clay 026 marine 900 8710 15900 198000 9.93 96.2 28800 8.5 73.8 8.75 0.00 112.0 710 115.0 0.468 5.01 294 28.8 51.4 26.0 4.51 0.859 0.470 1.97 0.222 3.85 0.832 8.83 1.36
CAL334 Clay 015 continental 900 15500 19700 0 11.90 165.0 32300 16.0 79.6 5.62 0.00 133.0 135 156.0 0.447 5.35 457 31.4 57.3 26.5 4.78 0.951 0.649 2.27 0.321 5.41 1.010 10.80 2.29
CAL372 Clay 028 marine 900 7960 18200 177000 11.80 115.0 31600 10.9 85.5 9.42 0.00 137.0 604 0.0 0.678 6.53 254 32.7 57.3 27.1 5.05 0.998 0.561 2.20 0.294 3.39 0.931 9.75 1.57
CAL335 Clay 016 continental 900 14600 23800 0 15.30 259.0 39100 43.5 1570.0 8.95 0.00 163.0 351 2440.0 13.500 8.43 1010 37.9 70.1 44.8 5.92 1.160 0.851 4.37 0.723 86.10 1.290 14.50 2.49
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
CAL413 Clay 052 levigated fine fraction continental 900 19800 21900 0 12.70 138.0 35200 17.4 126.0 7.59 0.00 150.0 0 234.0 1.290 6.53 524 38.2 70.1 34.8 6.01 1.120 0.906 2.81 0.470 7.78 1.430 12.30 2.33
CAL373 Clay 029 marine 900 7890 21100 146000 13.20 135.0 34100 16.3 103.0 8.45 0.00 141.0 545 57.3 0.708 6.76 367 33.9 59.8 29.0 5.61 1.090 0.802 2.75 0.386 4.24 0.995 10.60 1.88
CAL336 Clay 017 continental 900 15400 18400 0 9.82 149.0 26000 13.7 60.8 3.31 0.00 121.0 0 197.0 0.445 4.47 438 36.6 64.9 26.4 4.70 0.853 0.608 2.19 0.258 7.11 0.975 11.30 1.50
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
CAL414 Clay 002 levigated fine fraction marine 900 6640 23100 96800 16.50 162.0 42600 18.8 122.0 11.60 0.00 167.0 256 179.0 0.798 9.35 356 42.4 74.0 36.2 6.25 1.230 1.050 2.74 0.383 4.05 1.160 12.20 2.38
CAL374 Clay 030 marine 900 7760 22900 83000 16.80 169.0 53600 18.7 119.0 9.44 0.00 163.0 443 0.0 0.647 7.85 380 38.1 68.1 36.2 6.41 1.280 0.959 3.29 0.481 3.88 1.110 12.40 1.98
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
CAL450 Clay 053 marine 900 6590 21700 161000 14.80 226.0 39100 21.9 144.0 8.34 0.00 132.0 741 0.0 1.060 10.80 208 34.8 62.2 26.2 5.15 1.010 0.718 2.37 0.364 3.47 0.959 10.20 3.88
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
CAL415 Clay 008 levigated fine fraction marine/fluvial 900 5140 21600 152000 15.00 136.0 40400 17.7 114.0 4.50 0.00 153.0 678 0.0 0.895 9.77 0 38.1 66.1 33.6 5.56 1.100 1.150 2.56 0.328 3.21 1.030 10.30 2.86
CAL375 Clay 031 marine 900 5770 21900 122000 14.60 144.0 39000 16.0 115.0 6.92 0.00 158.0 673 0.0 0.771 7.64 355 34.2 60.7 26.5 5.56 1.070 0.718 2.51 0.382 3.53 1.040 10.90 1.79
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

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