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 PPMsort descending Ce PPM Nd PPM Sm PPM Eu PPM Tb PPM Yb PPM Lu PPM Hf PPM Ta PPM Th PPM U PPM
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
CAL312 Clay 039 (1:1 mixture of Clays 029 and 037) unknown 105 8220 18300 57300 12.30 113.0 35500 17.3 88.9 10.60 1.85 189.0 308 83.6 0.815 10.10 237 48.6 75.0 35.6 6.41 1.180 0.807 2.71 0.490 6.49 1.120 13.30 3.64
CAL325 Clay 049 marine 105 11200 21677 16100 16.30 188.0 49900 23.0 120.0 10.20 8.24 165.0 203 163.0 0.933 9.16 655 48.9 89.3 38.1 7.19 1.320 0.953 3.19 0.467 5.90 1.410 19.40 2.75
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
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
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
CAL327 Clay 051 fluvial 105 9660 22700 87500 12.30 87.9 37200 16.6 91.2 12.20 3.91 221.0 824 179.0 1.290 12.60 665 55.2 95.5 40.2 7.50 1.410 0.933 2.90 0.404 5.83 1.090 22.10 3.43
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
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
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
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
CAL317 Clay 043 marine 105 5210 23000 0 18.30 145.0 35600 13.9 93.8 18.10 1.94 284.0 0 213.0 2.040 10.20 240 60.0 102.0 38.7 6.79 1.320 1.040 4.47 0.695 6.71 1.560 14.50 2.90
CAL345 Clay 043 marine 900 5560 25100 0 19.70 163.0 38500 15.7 111.0 24.80 0.00 305.0 220 215.0 2.420 10.90 434 66.1 112.0 42.3 7.35 1.410 0.973 5.05 0.705 7.31 1.510 15.60 3.79
CAL310 Clay 037 continental 105 9620 17500 0 13.60 125.0 42000 27.9 95.1 15.10 2.43 270.0 0 214.0 1.170 15.10 471 71.3 104.0 51.9 8.17 1.500 1.110 3.44 0.598 9.68 1.210 17.80 9.64
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
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
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
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
CAL408 Clay 046 levigated fine fraction marine 105 3900 19400 0 8.83 79.6 55200 14.2 98.6 37.00 4.73 182.0 968 385.0 2.970 23.30 1660 108.0 177.0 77.6 11.50 2.030 1.000 1.94 0.163 9.10 2.140 104.00 8.17

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