Sulfur

history

Was known in ancient times


Used to be known as brimstone


One of the elements that has an alchemical symbol


symbol: S

group: 16

period: 3

Atomic number: 16

color: lemon yellow

atomic weight: 32.065

classifacation: Non-matallic

uses

Most of the Sullfur produced is used to produce Sulphuric acid


Has many uses

discription

pale yellow

odourless

brittle solidIt

is a minor constituent of fats, body fluids, and skeletal minerals.

biology

It is a minor constituent of fats, body fluids, and skeletal minerals.

Sulphur is a key component in most proteins

giology

occurs as the free element near volcanoes and hot springs

Sulphur occurs in natural gas and crude oil

It is also present in meteorites

properties

earths crust

oceans

metiorites

iorn

stream

sun

universe

interesting facts

The spelling of sulphur is "sulfur" in the USA while sulphur is common elsewhere. IUPAC has does not have jurisdiction over language but has decided sulfur is preferred.
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