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By Sydney Zheng Basic Information Properties Uses Interesting Facts Websites Number of Protons: 16
Number of Neutrons: 16
Number of Electrons: 16
Number of Valence Electrons: 6

Discovered By: ancient civilizations/
officially recognized as element by Antoine Lavoisier
Year of Discovery: 1789
Density: 2.067 g/cm3
Boiling Point: 115.21°C
Melting Point/Freezing Point: 444.7°C
State of Matter at Room Temperature: solid
Where It is Found: volcano vents/hot springs/certain minerals (pyrites, galena, gypsum)
Radioactive: no
Looks: pale, yellow, soft
Other: brittle, insoluble in water •Sulfur is used in fumigation: its poisonous fumes kill bacteria and get rid of disease.

Vulcanizing rubber is done with sulfur. Vulcanizing makes rubber stiffer and tougher.

Sulfuric acid is used in lead acid batteries, fertilizers, and insecticide.

In life, sulfur is used in the amino acids of cysteine and methionine. It displays three allotropic forms: orthorhombic, monoclinic and amorphous.

In alchemy and along with Mercury, sulfur was considered the parent of all metals. It represented masculinity and the sun while mercury represented femininity and the moon.

Burning sulfur produces bright blue flames. Citations Orthorhombic Monoclinic Amorphous Molten "Sulfur Element Facts." Chemicool. N.p., n.d. Web. 03 Dec. 2012. http://www.chemicool.com/elements/sulfur.html

"The Element Sulfur It's Elemental. N.p., n.d. Web. 09 Dec. 2012.

"Sulfur." - Element Information, Properties and Uses. N.p., n.d. Web. 09 Dec. 2012.

"Sulfur (“Leviathan Cross”)." Symboldictionarynet Font Faceverdana Geneva Helvetica Color660000 Size4Sulfur Leviathan Crossfont Comments. N.p., n.d. Web. 09 Dec. 2012.

"What Is Sulfur?" What Is Sulfur? N.p., n.d. Web. 09 Dec. 2012.
http://www.elementalmatter.info/element-sulfur.htm Books Photos Whitten, Kenneth W., Raymond E. Davis, Merlin Larry Peck, and George G. Stanley. Chemistry. Australia etc.: Brooks/Cole, 2010. Print.

Newton, David E., and Lawrence W. Baker. Chemical Elements. from Carbon to Krypton. Detroit: UXL, 1999. Print. Monoclinic sulfur: http://farm3.static.flickr.com/2073/2248805916_729b1e2024.jpg

Orthorhombic sulfur: http://skywalker.cochise.edu/wellerr/mineral/sulfur/6sulfur-cochise093e.jpg

Amorphous sulfur: http://wp.stockton.edu/expchem2010/files/2010/03/7.jpg

Molten sulfur: http://www.tboeckel.de/EFSF/efsf_wv/indonesia_11/Kawah%20Ijen/IMG_0198_n.jpg

Blue flames sulfur (Kawah Ijen volcano): http://crabari.typepad.com/.a/6a00d8354c009269e20147e087a8da970b-800wi

KingQueen: http://www.yeatsvision.com/Images/KingQueen.jpg

Tires: http://www.eastman.com/Markets/Tire_Additives/PublishingImages/Tires.jpg

Methionne: http://www.biology.arizona.edu/biochemistry/problem_sets/aa/Graphics/MolStruct/L-methionine.jpg

Cysteine: http://www.biology.arizona.edu/biochemistry/problem_sets/aa/Graphics/MolStruct/L-cysteine.jpg

Bohr model: http://www.chemicalelements.com/bohr/b0016.gif
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