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
CAL416 Clay 045 levigated fine fraction marine 900 10900 33000 0 15.50 117.0 41100 15.0 172.0 38.40 0.00 601.0 787 743.0 2.880 29.90 1070 202.0 350.0 170.0 24.40 4.730 2.500 4.96 0.598 11.00 2.170 60.00 40.30
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
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
CAL452 Clay 055 marine 900 13600 19900 122000 15.70 163.0 40600 18.0 111.0 10.20 1.03 117.0 615 0.0 0.811 5.02 0 40.4 70.6 31.5 5.72 1.080 0.834 2.19 0.337 3.66 1.150 11.60 0.57
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
CAL417 Clay 046 levigated fine fraction marine 900 4480 21300 0 9.57 86.3 59000 15.2 107.0 37.60 0.00 200.0 1010 292.0 3.250 25.50 1870 114.0 188.0 80.0 12.10 2.120 1.060 1.95 0.187 9.75 2.280 109.00 8.09
CAL376 Clay 032 marine 900 7000 21200 130000 14.40 141.0 42300 15.6 113.0 8.20 0.00 148.0 615 0.0 0.644 7.18 265 35.8 64.1 31.0 5.74 1.140 0.700 2.53 0.351 4.05 1.030 11.30 1.43
CAL331 Clay 011 continental 900 6410 13500 0 13.30 191.0 44100 16.4 80.5 54.20 0.00 141.0 0 233.0 2.240 37.50 581 41.7 70.0 30.0 5.42 0.998 0.656 2.43 0.316 7.16 1.270 17.10 1.98
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
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
CAL418 Clay 035 levigated fine fraction marine 900 8890 27000 182000 10.10 73.1 33200 14.0 131.0 42.00 0.00 378.0 1480 361.0 3.780 31.60 1360 159.0 254.0 97.3 14.50 2.690 1.560 3.27 0.361 9.33 1.780 67.00 9.44
CAL377 Clay 035 marine 900 12800 26500 220000 8.91 65.0 24800 16.2 89.1 29.10 0.00 508.0 1420 296.0 2.610 39.10 1220 127.0 206.0 76.4 12.40 2.320 1.230 2.82 0.273 7.21 1.260 54.10 3.98
CAL332 Clay 011 sieved fine fraction continental 900 5930 14300 0 14.90 194.0 47300 10.7 84.7 58.60 0.00 148.0 0 199.0 2.400 43.40 410 37.4 58.5 25.7 4.30 0.774 0.469 2.38 0.405 7.53 1.470 20.30 3.39
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
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
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
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
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
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
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

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