Table 1: Quantity of each Material used in the Mud Formulation.

Materials Quantity
Commercial Bentonite 360 g (22.5 per set-up)
Mix Water (Fresh water) 5 600 ml (350 ml per set-up)
Potassium Chloride (99% purity) 13.25 g (0.2, 0.4, 0.7, 1.0 and 1.4% conc.)
Calcium Chloride, (94-997% purity) 13.25 g (0.2, 0.4, 0.7, 1.0 and 1.4% conc.)
Magnesium Chloride, (98% purity) 13.25 g (0.2, 0.4, 0.7, 1.0 and 1.4% conc.)

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