Element Project

By: Sam Armes

The Element I Choose Is Sulfur

The chemical name is Sulfur, the chemical symbol is S, the atomic mass is 32.065 and has an atomic number of 16. The Electron Configuration is 1s2 2s2 2p6 3s2 3p4, it is in the Oxygen group, and is a non-metal.

History

Sulfur was discovered by Chineses people of the sixth century B. C. Sulfur is used in black gun powder, matches, and fireworks. The majority of sulfur is found in underground deposits, most lye salt deposits. Sulfur is found in Barium Sulfate, Antimony Sulfide, and Carbon Disulfide.
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