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What Does Sulphur Mean?

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An abundant, pale yellow, nonmetallic element used in black gunpowder,
rubber vulcanization, the manufacture of insecticides and
pharmaceuticals, and in the preparation of sulfur compounds such as
hydrogen sulfide and sulfuric acid.
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Sulphur is a chemical element. It has the symbol S. the atomic number of sulphur is 16. It is a multivalent non-metal. The other characteristics of sulphur include that they are tasteless, abundant, and odourless minerals. In its original form it is a yellow crystalline solid in appearance. The non-metal is very important for life. It is used for various purposes. It is used widely in fertilizers, matches, gunpowder, fungicides and insecticides.

Sulphur smells of rotten eggs. At room temperature, sulphur looks like a soft bright yellow colour solid. When it is burned, it produces a blue flame. When it burns, it emits sulphur dioxide. It is soluble in carbon disulfide and is insoluble in water.

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