Periodic table of the elements
PhosphorusSulfurChlorine
16
S
Sulfur
32.065
2
8
6
16
S
Sulfur
32.065
2
8
6
General
NameSulfur
SymbolS
Number16
Chemical seriesOther nonmetals
Group / Period16 / 3
Blockp-block
CAS registry number7704-34-9

Physical properties
Statesolid
Density2.07 g/cm3
Melting point388.36 K (115.21°C, 239.38°F)
Boiling point717.8 K (444.6 °C, 832.3 °F)
Critical point1314 K, 20.7 MPa

Atomic properties
Atomic Weight32.065 g/mol
Crystal structureorthorhombic
Electronegativity2.58
Atomic radius100 pm
Atomic radius (calculated)88 pm
Electron configuration[Ne] 3s2 3p4
Electrons per shell2, 8, 6
Number of protons16
Number of neutrons16

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Periodic table of the elements
PhosphorusSulfurChlorine