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 PPMsort descending 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
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
CAL250 Clay 006 marine 105 15400 23100 43100 15.50 167.0 44100 19.3 115.0 16.00 24.90 158.0 219 173.0 0.995 9.55 249 37.5 67.3 30.2 5.37 1.040 0.782 2.33 0.277 4.12 1.160 11.90 1.69
CAL276 Clay 022 sieved fine fraction marine 105 2070 8830 220800 15.30 57.1 41495 19.3 80.2 1.67 4.79 79.4 284 49.7 0.356 4.76 232 29.8 51.4 27.7 9.84 2.720 1.990 2.05 0.301 1.50 0.384 4.58 0.83
CAL249 Clay 005 marine 105 9980 23300 44300 15.70 162.0 48800 19.3 116.0 11.60 5.50 157.0 278 142.0 0.879 9.77 290 38.3 68.1 31.3 5.55 1.070 0.738 2.36 0.342 4.06 1.110 11.90 1.65
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
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
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
CAL428 Clay 059 lacustrine 105 4680 21400 29500 17.50 187.0 45000 19.6 133.0 2.74 0.00 169.0 221 93.8 0.811 9.02 363 47.3 85.1 36.6 7.50 1.470 0.962 3.15 0.380 3.74 1.430 14.10 1.11
CAL311 Clay 038 continental 105 5250 19100 0 13.30 97.9 44900 19.8 82.6 74.60 1.56 313.0 0 374.0 5.890 148.00 490 85.5 161.0 52.2 8.09 1.380 1.050 3.15 0.466 11.70 1.850 36.60 7.38
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
CAL366 Clay 003 marine 900 11400 24100 43300 16.30 187.0 47600 19.9 171.0 13.80 0.00 171.0 0 0.0 0.723 8.63 458 39.3 71.8 29.2 6.00 1.130 0.920 2.82 0.388 5.27 1.220 12.80 1.60
CAL267 Clay 018 continental 105 13900 21800 0 15.20 191.0 40900 20.1 106.0 6.65 0.00 165.0 115 204.0 0.621 7.15 570 41.0 73.3 31.7 6.01 1.120 0.893 3.15 0.370 4.58 1.290 14.90 1.53
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
CAL268 Clay 019 continental 105 8950 19100 0 15.30 160.0 41800 20.2 106.0 4.63 0.00 146.0 0 141.0 0.600 6.61 351 41.4 73.1 29.6 6.12 1.210 0.962 2.74 0.370 5.21 1.240 12.40 1.98
CAL348 Clay 003 marine 750 11800 24800 47300 16.70 190.0 49000 20.4 171.0 14.20 0.00 169.0 134 167.0 0.671 9.20 541 41.5 75.0 31.3 6.28 1.170 0.783 2.97 0.408 5.36 1.320 13.00 1.95
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
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
CAL285 Clay 023 continental 105 5330 19400 46700 15.10 131.0 41700 20.6 110.0 3.92 1.96 129.0 226 135.0 0.649 10.20 1990 34.0 65.6 24.5 4.96 1.000 0.682 2.08 0.308 3.85 0.959 9.18 1.13
ETP146 Clay 082 fluvial 105 4320 18900 138000 11.40 102.0 33500 20.7 84.5 10.70 10.60 137.0 635 105.0 0.946 9.29 434 39.9 67.6 27.6 5.48 1.030 0.766 2.28 0.324 3.30 0.850 13.40 2.78
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

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