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 PPMsort descending 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
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
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
CAL467 Clay 070 continental 900 11400 19900 0 8.41 48.4 32400 9.3 69.7 15.40 0.00 202.0 137 236.0 1.190 12.10 471 58.7 109.0 41.9 7.41 1.290 1.070 3.01 0.476 7.78 2.100 21.40 0.00
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
CAL439 Clay 070 continental 105 11300 21600 0 8.17 50.7 30400 8.1 69.0 14.20 7.69 192.0 0 255.0 0.953 10.80 542 59.0 97.7 43.6 8.53 1.330 1.190 2.84 0.493 8.32 2.200 20.70 0.27
CAL392 Clay 050 marine 900 12700 23500 0 16.30 200.0 51800 24.3 124.0 12.10 0.00 202.0 182 256.0 1.200 13.10 897 48.0 79.6 39.1 7.62 1.450 1.070 3.48 0.459 5.90 1.230 20.30 2.25
CAL351 Clay 007 marine 750 15500 19400 55700 12.60 153.0 45500 16.6 94.8 21.70 0.00 126.0 301 258.0 0.979 6.24 308 37.3 67.0 28.5 5.77 1.070 0.822 2.79 0.394 7.16 1.280 11.70 1.91
CAL258 Clay 011 continental 105 5410 13100 0 13.70 174.0 43400 9.7 79.1 50.40 2.25 140.0 0 265.0 2.170 39.00 409 34.4 54.1 19.7 3.68 0.710 0.480 2.24 0.329 7.67 1.350 18.40 4.21
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
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
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
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
CAL314 Clay 041 continental 105 5220 19500 0 14.80 105.0 47200 22.7 100.0 81.70 1.30 339.0 347 278.0 6.180 201.00 690 107.0 182.0 69.3 11.60 2.080 1.350 3.70 0.568 12.10 1.800 41.40 7.38
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
CAL339 Clay 037 continental 900 10200 18900 0 14.20 136.0 42800 24.2 100.0 16.70 0.00 286.0 0 296.0 1.270 16.80 404 75.3 112.0 55.1 8.57 1.540 1.230 3.37 0.565 9.73 1.240 19.00 9.06
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
CAL359 Clay 035 marine 750 13400 27200 245000 9.35 65.8 25800 17.3 86.5 30.10 0.00 509.0 1500 307.0 3.080 41.70 1330 134.0 213.0 75.5 12.90 2.370 1.300 3.02 0.393 7.59 1.300 55.10 6.97
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
CAL398 Clay 035 levigated fine fraction marine 105 7780 20300 160000 7.67 56.0 24800 11.0 93.1 31.30 0.00 314.0 1040 313.0 2.900 26.40 964 122.0 195.0 71.0 10.70 2.030 1.010 2.55 0.312 7.40 1.240 52.20 11.20
CAL298 Clay 035 marine 105 12400 24400 225000 7.83 54.2 22900 15.1 85.9 28.30 0.00 455.0 1380 314.0 2.760 36.70 979 124.0 196.0 73.8 11.60 2.170 1.160 2.70 0.252 6.78 1.210 51.40 5.19

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