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Table 2 Chemical composition (mg/L) of background solutions

From: Effect of reducing groundwater on the retardation of redox-sensitive radionuclides

Constituent J-13 LCA TCU
Calcium 3.04 50.33 1.02
Magnesium 1.34 42.6 0.336
Potassium 4.36 22.2 6.608
Silicon 18.6   
Sodium 37.7 109 76.8
Bicarbonate 99.4 447a 225
Chloride 4.16 142 14.4
Fluoride 1.13   
Nitrate 3.26   
Sulfate 10.2   
pH (unitless) 7.98 8.08 8.88
  1. a Estimated from the charge balance.