Sulphur

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Chemical Elements
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Sulphur

HISTORYSulphur has been known of since ancient times and though the place it was discovered and the discoverer is not known, its name comes from the Sanskirt word "sulvere" and the Latin word "sulphurium"

CHEMICAL PROPERTIESAtomic Number: 16Atomic Mass: 32.07Melting Point: 112.8CBoiling Point: 444.6C# of Protons: 16# of Electrons: 16# of Neutrons: 16

PHYSICAL PROPERTIESClassification: Non-MetalColor: Bright Yellow to Yellow BrownOther: It is insoluable in waterBrittle, crystalline solid

USES TODAYIt is used in cement, adhesives, it can be used in acne treatments, sulphur is also an anti-bacterial and an anti-fungal.

WHERE IT IS FOUNDSulphur tends to be foundin areas around hot springs and volcanic areas.

FACTThere is proof that sulpur is found in the Earth's crust and it has even been found in meteorites!

FACTSulphur is the tenth most abundant element on the periodic table!

FACTSulphur is mentioned in the bible, but it is called brimstone

FACTSulphur has the smell of rotten eggs.

SULPHUR Symbol: S


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