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Sulfur

S Sulfur
16
32.066
3
Symbol
S
Atomic Number
16
Atomic Weight
32.066
Element Classification
Discovered By
Known to the ancients.
Discovery Date
n/a (Unknown)
Name Origin
Latin: sulphur (brimstone).
Density(g/cc)
2.070
Melting Point
386
Boiling Point(K)
717.824
Appearance
Tasteless, odorless, light-yellow, brittle solid
Atomic Radius(pm)
127
Atomic Volume(cc/mol)
15.5
Covalent Radius(pm)
102
Ionic Radius
30 (+6e) 184 (-2e)
Specific Heat
0.732
Fusion Heat
1.23
Evaporation Heat(kj/mol)
10.5
Thermal Conductivity(@25°C W/m K)
0.27
Debye Temperature
n/a
Pauling Negativity Number
2.58
First Ionizing Energy(kj/mol)
999.0
Oxidation States
6, 4, 2, -2
Electronic Configuration
[Ne] 3s2 3p4
Lattice Structure
Orthorhombic(ORC)
Lattice Constant
10.470
Lattice C/A Ratio
n/a

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