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name Sulphur
latin Sulphur
french Soufre
german Schwefel
symbol S
proton number 16
atomic weight 32.066
Pauling electronegativity 2.58
electronic configuration [Ne] 3s23p4
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melting point 388.36 K, 115.21°C, 239.38°F
boiling point 717.87 K, 444.72°C, 832.5°F
group 16
period 3
state (by 20°C) solid
oxidation states -2, +2, +4, +6
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This element has been known since ancient times. The particular discoverer is not known.

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