Element 16 -Rose Boyce


Sulfur is an abundant non-metal. It is used in sulfide and sulfate minerals.


Antoine Lavoisier was the first person to describe it as an element.

Where & When

It was first discovered in China before the year 2000 BCE, but it wasn't recognized as an element until 1777 by Antoine Lavoisier.
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Chemical Properties

The electrons are arranged around the nucleus in an electron cloud. The electrons help find it's charge by subtracting the protons from the electrons. This atom's charge is neutral.

Other Interesting Facts

When sulfur burns in the air, sulfur dioxide is produced.