Sulfur Periodic Table

Sulfur is the second element in the sixteenth column of the periodic table. It is classified as a nonmetal. Sulfur atoms have 16 electrons and 16 protons with 6 valence electrons in the outer shell. Sulfur is the tenth most abundant element in the universe. Sulfur can take the form of over 30 different allotropes (crystal structures). Sulfur is a chemical element of the periodic table with chemical symbol S and has atomic number 16 with an atomic mass of 32.06 u and it belongs to the element category nonmetal. Periodic Table of the Elements. National Institute of Standards and Technology, U.S. Department of Commerce. Last accessed: 27 August 2020. Periodic Table of the Elements. Los Alamos National Laboratory, LLC for the U.S. Department of Energy's NNSA. Last accessed: 27 August 2020. Atomic Ionization Energies Output. Periodic Table of the Elements: SulfurPeriodic Table of the Elements: Sulfur Atomic Number: 16 Atomic Symbol: S Sulfur Atomic Weight: Source for information on Periodic Table of the Elements: Sulfur: The Columbia Encyclopedia, 6th ed. The person who technically discovered Sulfur is unknown. We do know, however, that Antoine Lovoisier convinced society that it was, in fact, and element. Isotopes Sulfur has 4 naturally occuring isotopes. Uses This element has many uses. These include:-Gunpowder-Matches-Fireworks-Fungicide-Insecticide.

Sulfur has been known since ancient times. Nacl element. It was first classified as an element by Antoine Lavoisier, in 1777. Joseph Gay-Lussac and Louis Thénard finally proved it was an element in 1809.

Name: SulfurSymbol: SAtomic number: 16Atomic weight: 32.06Sulfur - Atomic Number - S - Periodic TableState: solidGroup, period, block: 16, 3, pColor: lemon yellow sintered microcrystals

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Classification: Non-metallicElectron configuration: 3s2 3p4Sulfur periodic table family

Physical properties

Density @293 K:: 2.07 g.m-3Melting point: 388.36 K, 115.21 °C, 239.38 °FBoiling point: 717.8 K, 444.6 °C, 832.3 °F

Atomic properties

Oxidation states: 6, 5, 4, 3, 2, 1, -1, -2Electronegativity: 2.58 (Pauling scale)Ionization energies: 1st: 999.6 kJ·mol-1Covalent radius: 105±3 pmVan der Waals radius: 180 pm

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Sulfur periodic table ion


There are four naturally occurring of sulfur exist, 32S, 33S, 34S and 36S.