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 PPMsort descending 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
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
CAL367 Clay 004 marine 900 14100 25800 35600 17.70 196.0 50000 23.1 130.0 17.90 1.14 196.0 251 119.0 1.060 10.40 0 42.4 77.1 34.9 6.30 1.200 0.479 2.84 0.372 4.20 1.350 13.20 1.40
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
CAL349 Clay 004 marine 750 15000 26500 58500 17.70 189.0 50700 23.3 131.0 18.20 9.10 184.0 238 120.0 1.090 11.10 0 43.2 77.3 33.0 6.22 1.210 0.820 2.74 0.391 4.56 1.340 13.10 1.57
CAL475 Clay 078 marine 900 5350 23800 112000 16.50 146.0 44700 17.7 131.0 5.27 0.00 153.0 533 0.0 0.863 8.93 315 40.5 70.8 29.6 5.86 1.130 0.820 2.65 0.400 3.61 1.090 11.30 2.01
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
CAL411 Clay 035 levigated fine fraction marine 750 8910 25900 173000 10.20 75.0 33300 14.0 133.0 41.90 0.00 386.0 1400 472.0 3.800 32.20 1600 160.0 255.0 102.0 14.70 2.640 1.510 3.31 0.339 9.44 1.750 67.60 10.40
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
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
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
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
CAL450 Clay 053 marine 900 6590 21700 161000 14.80 226.0 39100 21.9 144.0 8.34 0.00 132.0 741 0.0 1.060 10.80 208 34.8 62.2 26.2 5.15 1.010 0.718 2.37 0.364 3.47 0.959 10.20 3.88
CAL247 Clay 003 marine 105 10200 20800 31300 14.50 158.0 41600 17.7 148.0 11.60 4.74 145.0 236 158.0 0.728 7.83 331 35.6 64.6 26.5 5.25 0.995 0.731 2.31 0.327 4.85 1.110 11.30 1.58
CAL407 Clay 045 levigated fine fraction marine 105 11500 30600 0 13.90 106.0 36700 13.6 154.0 34.40 0.00 604.0 527 601.0 2.700 30.00 1050 183.0 318.0 155.0 22.40 4.260 2.440 4.41 0.570 10.00 1.910 56.40 37.20
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
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
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
CAL477 Clay 080 marine 900 4910 20600 93500 14.80 129.0 74500 41.4 174.0 45.20 0.00 149.0 446 0.0 3.030 8.00 324 36.6 63.8 27.5 5.35 1.060 0.697 2.34 0.342 3.34 1.060 10.10 1.67
CAL257 Clay 010 unknown 105 230 0 0 30.60 215.0 10400 9.2 255.0 2.22 0.00 0.0 197 466.0 1.020 0.34 0 222.0 249.0 108.0 15.90 2.950 2.140 8.22 1.170 13.90 3.440 23.00 4.51
CAL265 Clay 016 continental 105 13600 22900 0 14.50 243.0 38200 42.0 1500.0 8.28 0.00 157.0 344 2820.0 11.800 7.85 1140 37.5 68.9 35.0 5.38 1.110 0.940 4.06 0.581 82.00 1.320 13.60 5.21

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