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 PPM Lu PPMsort descending Hf PPM Ta PPM Th PPM U PPM
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
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
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
CAL362 Clay 044 marine 750 7550 21300 188000 13.60 126.0 27900 9.8 87.7 3.81 1.77 149.0 537 130.0 0.349 7.85 319 37.1 62.8 27.0 5.61 1.110 0.793 2.94 0.416 3.97 1.000 10.30 2.05
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
CAL330 Clay 009 lacustrine 900 3270 11000 0 9.57 103.0 27900 3.3 42.6 9.31 0.00 80.7 0 308.0 0.863 5.15 277 28.8 51.5 20.0 4.14 0.681 0.537 2.48 0.422 10.80 1.400 12.20 3.68
CAL346 Clay 001 marine 750 6380 22500 115000 16.60 149.0 46200 22.2 126.0 6.52 1.12 155.0 431 163.0 0.703 8.36 521 41.3 71.8 31.8 6.19 1.190 0.813 2.92 0.422 4.46 1.150 12.00 2.28
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
CAL390 Clay 025 marine 900 6140 23700 51900 19.00 174.0 49300 26.7 142.0 10.30 0.00 157.0 313 126.0 1.600 8.65 427 47.1 82.8 35.2 7.06 1.420 0.986 3.07 0.434 4.88 1.210 13.20 1.75
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
CAL256 Clay 009 lacustrine 105 2510 18700 0 9.80 106.0 9330 2.8 53.6 1.17 0.00 121.0 33 273.0 0.372 4.43 337 36.5 67.0 28.5 5.13 0.885 0.703 2.73 0.435 7.94 1.010 9.77 2.29
CAL324 Clay 009 sieved fine fraction lacustrine 105 3130 9790 0 9.35 105.0 27500 3.2 39.4 9.29 1.88 84.5 0 265.0 0.807 5.06 227 31.2 56.1 25.9 4.42 0.708 0.603 2.57 0.438 10.90 1.320 12.80 3.85

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