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Sulfur


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16
32.066
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Symbol: S
Atomic Number: 16
Atomic Weight: 32.066
Element Classification: Non-Metal
Discovered By: Known to the ancients.
Discovery Date: n/a (Unknown)
Name Origin: Latin: sulphur (brimstone).
Density (g/cc): 2.070
Melting Point (K): 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 (@20°C J/g mol): 0.732
Fusion Heat (kJ/mol): 1.23
Evaporation Heat (kJ/mol): 10.5
Thermal Conductivity (@25°C W/m K):
Debye Temperature (K): 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 (Å): 10.470
Lattice C/A Ratio: n/a


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