Sulfur

S

Physical and Chemical Properties

Odourless

Tasteless

Insoluble in water

Pale Yellow

The oxides make sulphurous acid and sulfuric acid

The boiling point of sulfur is 444.6°C

Periodic Table

Sulfur is the 16th element on the periodic table. It is located in period 3 and group 16.

History

The name of the element sulfur is derived from the Latin word sulphurium. Sulfur was discovered in 2000 BC and it was known since ancient time