Table 2.

Composition of the artificial cement leachates.

Young cement leachate (YCL)Intermediate cement leachate (ICL)
5.2 g dm−3 KOH0.296 g dm−3 KCl
3.8 g dm−3 NaOH10 mg dm−3 NaCl
0.1 g dm−3 Ca(OH)21.2 g dm−3 Ca(OH)2
11.4 mg dm−3 NaHCO30.37 mg dm−3 MgCl2
pH 13.10.5 mg dm−3 Na2CO3
pH 12.3