Icp test help

Gogo007

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Hello Randy

Its so hard in my country to send icp test overseas so i ask lab here which have icp to make the test dor me and he came out with that results its in mg/l ions i know that something like magnesium measured as magnesium carbonate not ions so should i convert all the results as ion carbonate or what i can not understand this results its not logic for me
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Randy Holmes-Farley

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mg/L or ppm of the ion is the normal way we discuss numbers.

The magnesium value to too low to seemingly be accurate, if you are using any sort of decent salt mix.

Potassium is also far too low,.
 

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