Element: Sulfur (S)

Element (Atom) NameSulfur 
SymbolS
Physical state at room temperatureSolid
Element ClassificationNon-metal
Group NameChalcogen
Period Number (Periodic table) 3
Group number (Periodic table)16
Atomic number16
Atomic weight32.066 (Ref: Jlab-ele016)
32.06 (Ref: Lanl-16)
[32.059, 32.076] (Ref: ciaaw-sulfur, Nist-16)
Atomic Radius180 pm (Van der Waals) (Ref: Lanl-16)
Density2.067 g/cm3 (Ref: Jlab-ele016)
Melting point115.21°C (Ref: Jlab-ele016, Lanl-16)
Boiling point444.60°C (Ref: Jlab-ele016, Lanl-16)
Electron shell configuration1s2 2s2 2p6 3s2 3p4
Oxidation States+6, +4, -2 (Ref: Jlab-ele016)
6, 5, 4, 3, 2, 1, −1, −2 ​(a strongly acidic oxide) (Ref: Lanl-16
Ionization Energy10.360 eV (Ref: Jlab-ele016)
10.36001 eV (Ref: Nist-16)
Number of Stable Isotopes4
InChIInChI=1S/S (Ref: Pubchem-16)
InChI KeyNINIDFKCEFEMDL-UHFFFAOYSA-N (Ref: Pubchem-16)
Remarks 

REFERENCES

  • Jlab-ele016: https://education.jlab.org/itselemental/ele016.html
  • Lanl-16: https://periodic.lanl.gov/16.shtml
  • ciaaw-sulfur: https://www.ciaaw.org/sulfur.htm
  • Nist-16 : https://physics.nist.gov/cgi-bin/Elements/elInfo.pl?element=16
  • Pubchem-16: https://pubchem.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/element/16
  • science.co.il: https://www.science.co.il/elements/

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