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Sulfur     

Sulfur

Atomic Weight 32.065
Density 1.96 g/cm3
Melting Point 115.21 °C[note]
Boiling Point 444.72 °C
Full technical data

Sulfur is one of the few elements found pure in nature. This "native" sulfur is probably of volcanic origin. Also called brimstone, it oxidizes and is responsible for the characteristic smell of many volcanoes.

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Sulfur Onions

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Onions.
Onions get their smell from sulfur compounds.
Source: Walmart
Contributor: Theodore Gray
Acquired: 30 April, 2009
Text Updated: 1 May, 2009
Price: $1
Size: 2.5"
Purity: <10%
Sulfur Garlic

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Garlic.
Garlic gets its smell from sulfur compounds.
Source: Walmart
Contributor: Theodore Gray
Acquired: 30 April, 2009
Text Updated: 1 May, 2009
Price: $1
Size: 2.5"
Purity: <10%
Sulfur Horse penicillin

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Horse penicillin.
Believe it or not you can buy huge vials of injectable penicillin at farm supply stores for a few dollars, no questions asked, no doctor's prescription required. Enough to cure a ship full of sailors, the amount of drug in this bottle would no doubt cost a bundle if you got it from a human doctor. The one person I know who tried to save money this way lived to regret it.
Source: Farm & Fleet
Contributor: Theodore Gray
Acquired: 11 March, 2009
Text Updated: 17 March, 2009
Price: $7
Size: 2.5"
Purity: <10%
Sulfur Dusting Sulfur

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Dusting Sulfur.
Another bag of dusting sulfur, this time photographed on our standard black background.
Source: Hardware Store
Contributor: Theodore Gray
Acquired: 8 February, 2008
Text Updated: 8 February, 2009
Price: $3.20
Size: 9"
Purity: >90%
Sample Group: Powders
Sulfur Modern bottle of sulfur

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Modern bottle of sulfur.
This sulfur was purchased at a Walgreens pharmacy in April 2002. They had only one partially used bottle left, which no one knew the use of!

Many years ago I used to buy sulfur and saltpeter from pharmacies to grind up into gunpowder (the carbon came from readily available charcoal). I had to be sure not to buy both sulfur and saltpeter from the same pharmacist. Back then neither seemed to raise any eyebrows, and I don't think I ever had to use my planned excuse that "my mom asked me to buy this for her, I don't know what she's going to do with it".

But in 2002, it seems people don't buy sulfur at the pharmacy anymore. I actually had half seriously planned to say "my wife asked me to buy this for her, I don't know what she's going to do with it", but when the stern-faced pharmacist asked me, staring over his glasses, what I planned to do with it, I broke down and told him the truth. It worked.

This bottle is the source of the very first sulfur sample I listed on this site nearly six years ago, hence the identical descriptions. This time it's listed under the date I finally decided to photograph the bottle as well as the sulfur itself.

Source: Walgreens Pharmacy
Contributor: Theodore Gray
Acquired: 8 March, 2008
Text Updated: 8 March, 2008
Price: $2
Size: 2.5"
Purity: >95%
Sample Group: Powders+Medical
Sulfur Apothecary jar of sulfur

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Apothecary jar of sulfur.
This is an antique Apothecary (pharmacy) jar filled with sulfur. It's obviously designed to sit with the opening facing down, since the label is right side up that way, and the other end is round. Not sure why you'd want a bottle of powder sitting that way.
Source: eBay seller mimidog0
Contributor: Theodore Gray
Acquired: 2 February, 2008
Text Updated: 3 February, 2008
Price: $10
Size: 6"
Purity: >95%
Sulfur Lovely large translucent crystal

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Lovely large translucent crystal.
This is a large crystal of sulfur from El Desierto Mine, Salar de Uyun, Bolivia. It's claimed to be quite unusually large, though I wouldn't know how big these things normally are: It's certainly much bigger than any sulfur crystal I've ever seen, and more transparent. I made two sets of photographs and rotations, one with light from the front and back so you can see both translucency, and this one with light only from the back (click the picture to go to a page where you can see the rotation):


Source: eBay seller belkisminerals
Contributor: Theodore Gray
Acquired: 14 March, 2007
Text Updated: 14 March, 2007
Price: $22
Size: 1.75"
Purity: >95%
Sulfur Sulfur inlaid wood tile

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Sulfur inlaid wood tile.
I created this sulfur inlaid copy of an element tile for a Popular Science column about sulfur inlaying. See that article (available online) for more pictures and a description of the method.
Source: Theodore Gray
Contributor: Theodore Gray
Acquired: 15 October, 2004
Price: Donated
Size: 4"
Purity: 98%
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Sulfur Assorted glow-in-the-dark paints

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Assorted glow-in-the-dark paints.
This lovely array of glow-in-the-dark (phosphorescent) powders illustrates the range of colors and the brightness of modern luminous paints. Green and aqua are europium doped strontium aluminate, the brightest of all the modern phosphorescent powders. Blue is a alkali earth silicate, while red and orange are older, noticeably less bright zinc sulfides. (The difference in brightness is so great it was difficult to get a photograph that showed the glowing of the zinc sulfide without overexposing the other colors!) The powder packets are meant to be mixed with paint, nail polish, or whatever, rendering them luminous. The bottle in the back is ready-made paint, while the small tub is a heat-and-dip powder.
This set was kindly donated by Ready Set Glo: Visit their website at www.readysetglo.com or their eBay store.
(The "purity" listed below doesn't mean a whole lot since this is a mixture of several different compounds: I'm just indicating that this sample is not a simple element but rather a mixed compound.)
Source: Ready Set Glo
Contributor: Ready Set Glo
Acquired: 15 August, 2004
Text Updated: 11 August, 2007
Price: Donated
Size: 4"
Purity: <50%
Sulfur Coal scrubber residue

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Coal scrubber residue.
This sulfur is waste from the desulfurization of coal. From the eBay listing:
Sulfur from a desulfurization unit at a southwestern Pennsylvania coke plant. Specimen is approximately 7.9 x 2.2 x 1.0 cm. Sulfur is recovered from coke oven gas by reacting hydrogen sulfide with sulfur dioxide. Nearly pure elemental sulfur results from this environmentally friendly process. Sulfur stalactites and stalagmites form around leaking valves.
As industrial waste goes, this stuff is quite pretty.
Source: eBay seller smektar
Contributor: Theodore Gray
Acquired: 10 April, 2004
Price: $10
Size: 3"
Purity: >90%
Sulfur Beautiful granules

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Beautiful granules.
These are lovely little balls of sulfur, probably high purity, ampouled for safe keeping.
Source: Frank Liebscher
Contributor: Frank Liebscher
Acquired: 28 January, 2004
Price: Donated
Size: 3"
Purity: 99.99%
Sulfur Cast fish

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Cast fish.
This is a fish cast out of sulfur in a cornbread mold. Cast sulfur?

If you divide the periodic table up into broad groups, the first thing you notice is that almost everything is a metal. The transition metals alone are the largest group, but alkali metals, alkali earth metals and rare earth metals are all metals too. And then of course there are the normal metals to the right of the transition metals. The metalloids (silicon, germanium, arsenic, antimony, tellurium, polonium) are a lot like metals, and almost everything that's left are gases. In fact, the only elements that are not gases, and not metals or metalloids, are carbon, phosphorus, sulfur, selenium, bromine, and iodine. (And bromine and iodine are just barely not gases.)

But despite not being a metal, and despite the fact that you almost always see it in the form of a powder, sulfur can easily be melted and cast on an electric stove. I wouldn't do it on a gas stove because of the danger of it catching fire, and even on an electric stove melting sulfur is a nasty proposition. Sulfur is rather smelly stuff, and it forms choking sulfur dioxide fumes: If you have any sort of breathing difficulty (and even if you don't) a whiff of the fumes from molten sulfur can choke you up pretty bad.

One neat thing about molten sulfur is that it looks much hotter than it really is. A just-cast ingot of sulfur, which is only at a couple hundred degrees Fahrenheit (nowhere nears glowing temperature) looks exactly like red-hot cast iron, because the natural color of molten sulfur is a dull glowing-red. As it cools, it looks hotter and hotter as the sulfur turns from red to orange to yellow.

A surprising thing happens to cast sulfur after it's finished cooling: Up to an hour later it changes crystal structure from deep yellow, sharply-defined dendritic crystals to the more familiar pale yellow powdery, flaky crystals. I don't know what exactly is happening, but in the case of this fish, it happened one scale at a time over the course of about
an hour, until finally the whole fish had turned pale.

I made this fish from cheap 90% pure soil sulfur from a garden shop.

Source: Hardware Store
Contributor: Theodore Gray
Acquired: 16 March, 2003
Text Updated: 29 January, 2009
Price: $0.05
Size: 4"
Purity: >90%
Sulfur Powder

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Powder.
This is a good technical grade of sulfur powder, sold for making fireworks.
Source: United Nuclear
Contributor: United Nuclear
Acquired: 11 April, 2003
Price: $4/8 ounces
Size: 2"
Purity: >99%
Sample Group: Powders
Sulfur Dusting Sulfur

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Dusting Sulfur.
This sulfur is similar to the one above, but is a fine powder instead of granular crystals. It's also about 90% pure.
Source: Hardware Store
Contributor: Theodore Gray
Acquired: 16 March, 2003
Price: $3.20
Size: 9"
Purity: >90%
Sample Group: Powders
Sulfur Soil Sulfur

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Soil Sulfur.
It turns out all my adventures in buying sulfur at pharmacies were quite unnecessary: You can buy it by the pound with no questions or funny looks at any garden supply store. It's used as a soil acidifier and pesticide, and can be had as crystals or powder (see next sample for powder form). Of course the purity is not nearly as high as pharmacy sulfur (my bag came with a "guaranteed analysis" of >90% sulfur). But that's good enough for me.
Source: Hardware Store
Contributor: Theodore Gray
Acquired: 16 March, 2003
Price: $2.50
Size: 9"
Purity: >90%
Sulfur Old can of flowers of sulfur

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Old can of flowers of sulfur.
This can was sold for medicinal purposes probably 40-50 years ago from the look of it. The seller described it as an eight-pound can with about two pounds used, leaving six pounds in it. It definitely smells of sulfur! Unlike modern pharmacists, eBay doesn't ask any questions if you want to buy six pounds of antique sulfur.
Source: eBay seller wz2j
Contributor: Theodore Gray
Acquired: 14 February, 2003
Text Updated: 11 March, 2007
Price: $20
Size: 12"
Purity: >99%
Sample Group: Powders+Medical
Sulfur Sample from the Everest Set

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Sample from the Everest Set.
Up until the early 1990's a company in Russia sold a periodic table collection with element samples. At some point their American distributor sold off the remaining stock to a man who is now selling them on eBay. The samples (except gases) weigh about 0.25 grams each, and the whole set comes in a very nice wooden box with a printed periodic table in the lid.

To learn more about the set you can visit my page about element collecting for a general description and information about how to buy one, or you can see photographs of all the samples from the set displayed on my website in a periodic table layout or with bigger pictures in numerical order.

Source: Rob Accurso
Contributor: Rob Accurso
Acquired: 7 February, 2003
Text Updated: 29 January, 2009
Price: Donated
Size: 0.2"
Purity: >99%
Sulfur Sample from the RGB Set

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Sample from the RGB Set.
The Red Green and Blue company in England sells a very nice element collection in several versions. Max Whitby, the director of the company, very kindly donated a complete set to the periodic table table.

To learn more about the set you can visit my page about element collecting for a general description or the company's website which includes many photographs and pricing details. I have two photographs of each sample from the set: One taken by me and one from the company. You can see photographs of all the samples displayed in a periodic table format: my pictures or their pictures. Or you can see both side-by-side with bigger pictures in numerical order.

The picture on the left was taken by me. Here is the company's version (there is some variation between sets, so the pictures sometimes show different variations of the samples):


Source: Max Whitby of RGB
Contributor: Max Whitby of RGB
Acquired: 25 January, 2003
Text Updated: 11 August, 2007
Price: Donated
Size: 0.2"
Purity: 99.9%
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Sulfur Powdered sulfur from old chemistry set

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Powdered sulfur from old chemistry set.
This bottle is from a 1950's chemistry set I got on eBay after consulting this trusty reference book about radioactive collectables. It's an "ATOMIC ENERGY" set (that kind of thing was big in the '50s), but it also includes an assortment of standard-issue chemistry set chemicals.

According to the book's table of going rates for these things, I got a good deal on the chemistry set, though it is not in perfect condition and is missing some components. Modern chemistry sets are pretty wimpy, but I have to say that, aside from the uranium ore and the radium, this set is pretty tame as well. It even proudly claims to contain "no dangerous or explosive chemicals". I mean really, where's the fun in that? Here's a picture of the set:
Chemcraft Chemistry Set

Source: eBay seller 6tomcat
Contributor: Theodore Gray
Acquired: 10 January, 2003
Price: $58/chemistry set
Size: 1"
Purity: >95%
Sample Group: Powders
Sulfur Crystals

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Crystals.
These are nice lumpy crystals of sulfur. Ah, the memories that smell brings back!
Source: Mark Rollog
Contributor: Mark Rollog
Acquired: 20 July, 2002
Price: Donated
Size: 0.3"
Purity: >95%
Sulfur Flowers of sulfur

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Flowers of sulfur.
This sulfur was purchased at a Walgreens pharmacy in April 2002. They had only one partially used bottle left, which no one knew the use of!

Many years ago I used to buy sulfur and saltpeter from pharmacies to grind up into gunpowder (the carbon came from readily available charcoal). I had to be sure not to buy both sulfur and saltpeter from the same pharmacist. Back then neither seemed to raise any eyebrows, and I don't think I ever had to use my planned excuse that "my mom asked me to buy this for her, I don't know what she's going to do with it".

But in 2002, it seems people don't buy sulfur at the pharmacy anymore. I actually had half seriously planned to say "my wife asked me to buy this for her, I don't know what she's going to do with it", but when the stern-faced pharmacist asked me, staring over his glasses, what I planned to do with it, I broke down and told him the truth. It worked.

Click the story book icon to read about making gunpowder.

Source: Walgreens Pharmacy
Contributor: Theodore Gray
Acquired: 18 April, 2002
Text Updated: 16 March, 2007
Price: $2
Size: 2.5"
Purity: >95%
Sample Group: Powders+Medical
Sulfur Copper sulfate crystal

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Copper sulfate crystal.
An individual crystal of copper sulfate from a bottle of root killer (designed to poured down drains to get rid of roots growing into drain lines).
Source: Farm & Fleet
Contributor: Theodore Gray
Acquired: 13 January, 2010
Text Updated: 13 January, 2010
Price: $0.01
Size: 0.25"
Composition: CuSO4
Sulfur Copper sulfate crystal

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Copper sulfate crystal.
An individual crystal of copper sulfate from a bottle of root killer (designed to poured down drains to get rid of roots growing into drain lines).
Source: Farm & Fleet
Contributor: Theodore Gray
Acquired: 13 January, 2010
Text Updated: 13 January, 2010
Price: $0.01
Size: 0.25"
Composition: CuSO4
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Sulfur Copper sulfate crystal

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Copper sulfate crystal.
An individual crystal of copper sulfate from a bottle of root killer (designed to poured down drains to get rid of roots growing into drain lines).
Source: Farm & Fleet
Contributor: Theodore Gray
Acquired: 13 January, 2010
Text Updated: 13 January, 2010
Price: $0.01
Size: 0.25"
Composition: CuSO4
Sulfur Rheniite

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Rheniite.
Rheniite, a rare rhenium mineral.
Source: Jensan Scientifics
Contributor: Theodore Gray
Acquired: 25 April, 2009
Text Updated: 27 April, 2009
Price: Anonymous
Size: 0.25"
Composition: ReS2
Sulfur Pentlandite

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Pentlandite.
Pentlandite rich in cobalt.
Source: Jensan Scientifics
Contributor: Theodore Gray
Acquired: 25 April, 2009
Text Updated: 27 April, 2009
Price: Anonymous
Size: 0.5"
Composition: (FeNiCo)9S8
Sulfur Sphalerite With Siderite

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Sphalerite With Siderite.
Sample of Sphalerite With Siderite.
Source: eBay seller minclassixx
Contributor: Theodore Gray
Acquired: 2 April, 2009
Text Updated: 3 April, 2009
Price: $34
Size: 10"
Composition: (Zn,Fe)(S,Ge) + FeCO3
Sulfur Realgar

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Realgar.
Sample of Realgar.
Source: Jensan Scientifics
Contributor: Theodore Gray
Acquired: 2 April, 2009
Text Updated: 3 April, 2009
Price: Anonymous
Size: 1"
Composition: As4S4
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Sulfur Sphalerite

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Sphalerite.
Sphalerite from the Kaiyang Mine, Guiyang City, Guizhou Province, China.
Source: eBay seller vipcreative718
Contributor: Theodore Gray
Acquired: 2 April, 2009
Text Updated: 3 April, 2009
Price: $9
Size: 2.5"
Composition: (Zn,Fe)(S,Ge)
Sulfur Galena

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Galena.
Sample of Galena.
Source: Jensan Scientifics
Contributor: Theodore Gray
Acquired: 2 April, 2009
Text Updated: 3 April, 2009
Price: Anonymous
Size: 0.75"
Composition: PbS
Sulfur Colored Chalk

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Colored Chalk.
Simple writing chalk, which is made of gypsum, not the rock also known as chalk.
Source: Hobby Lobby
Contributor: Theodore Gray
Acquired: 2 April, 2009
Text Updated: 3 April, 2009
Price: $2
Size: 4"
Composition: CaSO4
Sulfur Barium sulfate suspension

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Barium sulfate suspension.
EZEM Barium Sulfate Suspension.
Source: eBay seller hcas-granite
Contributor: Theodore Gray
Acquired: 2 April, 2009
Text Updated: 3 April, 2009
Price: $3
Size: 2"
Composition: BaSO4+H2O
Sulfur Large barite crystals

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Large barite crystals.
Barite from Gilgit, NWFP, Pakistan.
Source: eBay seller saltwonders
Contributor: Theodore Gray
Acquired: 2 April, 2009
Text Updated: 3 April, 2009
Price: $38
Size: 4"
Composition: BaSO4
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Sulfur Sulfate Of Potash

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Sulfate Of Potash.
An example of a basic potassium fertilizer, potassium sulfate.
Source: eBay seller sunshinehope
Contributor: Theodore Gray
Acquired: 28 March, 2009
Text Updated: 29 March, 2009
Price: $12
Size: 10"
Composition: K2SO4
Sulfur Peacock Ore

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Peacock Ore.
Peacock ore.
Source: Jensan Scientifics
Contributor: Theodore Gray
Acquired: 24 March, 2009
Text Updated: 25 March, 2009
Price: Anonymous
Size: 2"
Composition: Cu5FeS4
Sulfur Epsom Salt

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Epsom Salt.
Epsom salt, magnesium sulfate, is used for soaking feet and various other industrial applications.
Source: Walmart
Contributor: Theodore Gray
Acquired: 24 March, 2009
Text Updated: 8 April, 2009
Price: $3
Size: 2"
Composition: MgSO4
Sulfur Chalcocite

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Chalcocite.
Sample of chalcocite.
Source: Jensan Scientifics
Contributor: Theodore Gray
Acquired: 24 March, 2009
Text Updated: 25 March, 2009
Price: Anonymous
Size: 2"
Composition: Cu2S
Sulfur Realgar-Orpiment

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Realgar-Orpiment.
A very beautiful mixture of realgar and orpiment crystals (two different crystal forms of arsenic suflide).
Source: eBay seller kevinsantiquerocks
Contributor: Theodore Gray
Acquired: 11 March, 2009
Text Updated: 12 March, 2009
Price: $25
Size: 2"
Composition: As4S4
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Sulfur Galena, I think

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Galena, I think.
Probably galena, but I'm not sure.
Source: Unknown
Contributor: Theodore Gray
Acquired: 11 March, 2009
Text Updated: 12 March, 2009
Price: Unknown
Size: 2"
Composition: PbS
Sulfur Big hunk of galena

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Big hunk of galena.
This is a nice well-formed cube of galena (lead sulfide) from the Sweetwater mine in Missouri.
Source: eBay seller arrowheadmine
Contributor: Theodore Gray
Acquired: 11 March, 2009
Text Updated: 12 March, 2009
Price: $66
Size: 3"
Composition: PbS
Sulfur Cinnabar

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Cinnabar.
Description from the source:
Cinnabar (Hg S trig.), Tongren, Guizhou, China. Perfect, geminated crystals on Dolomite. 4x3x2,5 cm; 40 g;.
Source: Simone Citon
Contributor: John Gray
Acquired: 11 March, 2009
Text Updated: 12 March, 2009
Price: Trade
Size: 1.5"
Composition: HgS
Sulfur Livingstonite

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Livingstonite.
Description from the source:
Livingstonite (Hg Sb4 S8 mon.), Municipio de Huitzuco, Guerrero, Mexico. Rare masses or micro acicular crystals on Anhydrite matrix. 3x2x2 cm; 12 g.
Source: Simone Citon
Contributor: John Gray
Acquired: 11 March, 2009
Text Updated: 12 March, 2009
Price: Trade
Size: 1.2"
Composition: HgSb4S8
Sulfur Pyrargyrite

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Pyrargyrite.
Description from the source:
Pyrargyrite (Ag3 SbS3 trig.), San Genaro, Castrovvirreyna, Peru. Solid crystal cluster. 2,5x1,7x1,5 cm; 15 g with box.
Source: Simone Citon
Contributor: John Gray
Acquired: 11 March, 2009
Text Updated: 12 March, 2009
Price: Trade
Size: 1"
Composition: Ag3SbS3
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Sulfur Cooking alum

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Cooking alum.
Powdered alum meant for use in cooking.
Source: Walmart
Contributor: Nick Mann
Acquired: 11 March, 2009
Text Updated: 12 March, 2009
Price: $1
Size: 2"
Composition: KAl(SO4)2.12H2O
Sulfur Native Sulfur from Germany

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Native Sulfur from Germany.
Native sulfur by way of Nick's travels to Germany.
Source: Nick Mann
Contributor: Nick Mann
Acquired: 28 February, 2009
Text Updated: 1 March, 2009
Price: Donated
Size: 2"
Composition: S
Sulfur Jug of Polibar barium sulfate

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Jug of Polibar barium sulfate.
This is an empty jug of Liquid Polibar brand barium sulfate for medical imaging purposes. Basically it's opaque to x-rays, so if you put it into some part of the body, say the intestine, you can tell the exact shape it takes on with a simple x-ray.
Filling the intestine is done from both ends, and I'm not sure which end this solution is meant to go in. Hopefully the doctor knows.
Source: Dr Chung
Contributor: Dr Chung
Acquired: 8 February, 2009
Text Updated: 8 February, 2009
Price: Donated
Size: 10"
Composition: BaSO4
Sulfur Jug of E-Z-Paque barium sulfate

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Jug of E-Z-Paque barium sulfate.
This is an empty jug of Liquid E-Z-Paque brand barium sulfate for medical imaging purposes. Basically it's opaque to x-rays, so if you put it into some part of the body, say the intestine, you can tell the exact shape it takes on with a simple x-ray.
Filling the intestine is done from both ends, and I'm not sure which end this solution is meant to go in. Hopefully the doctor knows.
Source: Dr Chung
Contributor: Dr Chung
Acquired: 8 February, 2009
Text Updated: 8 February, 2009
Price: Donated
Size: 10"
Composition: BaSO4
Sulfur Rock of alum

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Rock of alum.
This is a hunk of potassium alum, used for many things but sold retail in this form primarily as a deodorant.
Source: eBay seller saratthasamuccaya
Contributor: Theodore Gray
Acquired: 8 February, 2009
Text Updated: 8 February, 2009
Price: $6/pound
Size: 3"
Composition: KAl(SO4)2.12H2O
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Sulfur Rheniite

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Rheniite.
Description from the source:
Rheniite (Re S2 tric.), Vulkan Kudriavy, Iturup, Kurilen, Russia. Dark very lustrous, metallic crust-microcrystals on lava. Extremely rare. 2x1,5x1,5 cm; 3 g.
Source: Simone Citon
Contributor: John Gray
Acquired: 28 January, 2009
Text Updated: 29 January, 2009
Price: Trade
Size: 0.75"
Composition: ReS2
Sulfur Renierite

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Renierite.
Description from the source:
Renierite ((Cu,Zn)11(Ge,As)2Fe4S16 tetr.), Kipushi, Shaba, Dem. Rep. of Congo. Perfect example, with brown-orange-reddish cristalline masses. 1,5x1,2x1 cm; 3 g.
Source: Simone Citon
Contributor: John Gray
Acquired: 28 January, 2009
Text Updated: 29 January, 2009
Price: Trade
Size: 0.6"
Composition: (Cu,Zn)11(Ge,As)2Fe4S16
Sulfur Cobaltite

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Cobaltite.
Description from the source:
Cobaltite (Co As S orth.), Geyer, Tyrol, Austria. Cristalline gray masses with pinkish Erytrite from a very old austrian mine. 1,5x0,8x0,8 cm; 4 g with box.
Source: Simone Citon
Contributor: John Gray
Acquired: 28 January, 2009
Text Updated: 29 January, 2009
Price: Trade
Size: 0.6"
Composition: CoAsS
Sulfur Rheniite from Jensan set

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Rheniite from Jensan set.
This sample represents rhenium in the "The Grand Tour of the Periodic Table" mineral collection from Jensan Scientifics. Visit my page about element collecting for a general description, or see photographs of all the samples from the set in a periodic table layout or with bigger pictures in numerical order.
Source: Jensan Scientifics
Contributor: Theodore Gray
Acquired: 28 January, 2009
Text Updated: 29 January, 2009
Price: Anonymous
Size: 1"
Composition: ReS2
Sulfur Baryte from Jensan set

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Baryte from Jensan set.
This sample represents barium in the "The Grand Tour of the Periodic Table" mineral collection from Jensan Scientifics. Visit my page about element collecting for a general description, or see photographs of all the samples from the set in a periodic table layout or with bigger pictures in numerical order.
Source: Jensan Scientifics
Contributor: Theodore Gray
Acquired: 28 January, 2009
Text Updated: 29 January, 2009
Price: Anonymous
Size: 1.5"
Composition: BaSO4
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Sulfur Gypsum

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Gypsum.
Description from the source:
Gypsum (Ca SO4x2 H2O mon.), desert of Morocco. Geminate crystals with sand inclusions. 3x2,7x1,2 cm; 6 g.
Source: Simone Citon
Contributor: John Gray
Acquired: 10 January, 2009
Text Updated: 10 January, 2009
Price: Trade
Size: 1.2"
Composition: CaSO4.2H2O
Sulfur Weissbergite from Jensan Set

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Weissbergite from Jensan Set.
This sample represents thallium in the "The Grand Tour of the Periodic Table" mineral collection from Jensan Scientifics. Visit my page about element collecting for a general description, or see photographs of all the samples from the set in a periodic table layout or with bigger pictures in numerical order.
Source: Jensan Scientifics
Contributor: Theodore Gray
Acquired: 10 January, 2009
Text Updated: 10 January, 2009
Price: Anonymous
Size: 1"
Composition: TlSbS2
Sulfur Greenockite from Jensan Set

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Greenockite from Jensan Set.
This sample represents indium in the "The Grand Tour of the Periodic Table" mineral collection from Jensan Scientifics. Visit my page about element collecting for a general description, or see photographs of all the samples from the set in a periodic table layout or with bigger pictures in numerical order.
Source: Jensan Scientifics
Contributor: Theodore Gray
Acquired: 10 January, 2009
Text Updated: 10 January, 2009
Price: Anonymous
Size: 1"
Composition: CdS
Sulfur Celestine

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Celestine.
Description from the source:
Celestine (Sr SO4 orth.), Sakoany Mine, Mahajanga Province, Madagascar. Massive with some face. 3x2x1,4 cm; 12 g;.
Source: Simone Citon
Contributor: John Gray
Acquired: 27 December, 2008
Text Updated: 28 December, 2008
Price: Trade
Size: 1.2"
Composition: SrSO4
Sulfur Anhydrite

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Anhydrite.
Description from the source:
Anhydrite (Ca SO4 orth.), Naica, Chihuahua, Mexico. Distinct geminated crystals with light lavender color. 5,5x1,8x0,7 cm; 6 g.
Source: Simone Citon
Contributor: John Gray
Acquired: 27 December, 2008
Text Updated: 28 December, 2008
Price: Trade
Size: 2"
Composition: CaSO4
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Sulfur Photo Card Deck of the Elements

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Photo Card Deck of the Elements.
In late 2006 I published a photo periodic table and it's been selling well enough to encourage me to make new products. This one is a particularly neat one: A complete card deck of the elements with one big five-inch (12.7cm) square card for every element. If you like this site and all the pictures on it, you'll love this card deck. And of course if you're wondering what pays for all the pictures and the internet bandwidth to let you look at them, the answer is people buying my posters and cards decks. Hint hint.
Source: Theodore Gray
Contributor: Theodore Gray
Acquired: 19 November, 2008
Text Updated: 21 November, 2008
Price: $35
Size: 5"
Composition: HHeLiBeBCNOFNeNaMg AlSiPSClArKCaScTiVCrMn FeCoNiCuZnGaGeAsSeBrKr RbSrYZrNbMoTcRuRhPdAg CdInSnSbTeIXeCsBaLaCePr NdPmSmEuGdTbDyHoErTm YbLuHfTaWReOsIrPtAuHgTl PbBiPoAtRnFrRaAcThPaUNp PuAmCmBkCfEsFmMdNoLrRf DbSgBhHsMtDsRgUubUutUuq UupUuhUusUuo
Sulfur Celestine from Jensan Set

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Celestine from Jensan Set.
This sample represents strontium in the "The Grand Tour of the Periodic Table" mineral collection from Jensan Scientifics. Visit my page about element collecting for a general description, or see photographs of all the samples from the set in a periodic table layout or with bigger pictures in numerical order.
Source: Jensan Scientifics
Contributor: Theodore Gray
Acquired: 19 November, 2008
Text Updated: 19 November, 2008
Price: Anonymous
Size: 1"
Composition: SrSO4
Sulfur Glauberite

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Glauberite.
Description from the source:
Glauberite (Na2 Ca (SO4)2 mon.), Camp Verde District, Yavapai Co., Arizona, USA. Classic crystal cluster, usually alterated in Gips. 3,7x2,5x2 cm; 5 g.
Source: Simone Citon
Contributor: John Gray
Acquired: 30 October, 2008
Text Updated: 31 October, 2008
Price: Trade
Size: 1.5"
Composition: Na2Ca(SO4)2
Sulfur Bismuthinite from Jensan Set

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Bismuthinite from Jensan Set.
This sample represents bismuth in the "The Grand Tour of the Periodic Table" mineral collection from Jensan Scientifics. Visit my page about element collecting for a general description, or see photographs of all the samples from the set in a periodic table layout or with bigger pictures in numerical order.
Source: Jensan Scientifics
Contributor: Theodore Gray
Acquired: 30 October, 2008
Text Updated: 31 October, 2008
Price: Anonymous
Size: 1"
Composition: Bi2S3
Sulfur Cinnabar from Jensan Set

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Cinnabar from Jensan Set.
This sample represents mercury in the "The Grand Tour of the Periodic Table" mineral collection from Jensan Scientifics. Visit my page about element collecting for a general description, or see photographs of all the samples from the set in a periodic table layout or with bigger pictures in numerical order.
Source: Jensan Scientifics
Contributor: Theodore Gray
Acquired: 30 October, 2008
Text Updated: 31 October, 2008
Price: Anonymous
Size: 1"
Composition: HgS
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Sulfur Stibnite from Jensan Set

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Stibnite from Jensan Set.
This sample represents antimony in the "The Grand Tour of the Periodic Table" mineral collection from Jensan Scientifics. Visit my page about element collecting for a general description, or see photographs of all the samples from the set in a periodic table layout or with bigger pictures in numerical order.
Source: Jensan Scientifics
Contributor: Theodore Gray
Acquired: 30 October, 2008
Text Updated: 31 October, 2008
Price: Anonymous
Size: 1"
Composition: Sb2S3
Sulfur Greenockite from Jensan Set

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Greenockite from Jensan Set.
This sample represents cadmium in the "The Grand Tour of the Periodic Table" mineral collection from Jensan Scientifics. Visit my page about element collecting for a general description, or see photographs of all the samples from the set in a periodic table layout or with bigger pictures in numerical order.
Source: Jensan Scientifics
Contributor: Theodore Gray
Acquired: 29 October, 2008
Text Updated: 29 October, 2008
Price: Anonymous
Size: 1"
Composition: CdS
Sulfur Native Sulfur

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Native Sulfur.
Description from the source:
Sulphur (S orth.), El Desierto mine, San Pablo de Napa, Daniel Campos Province, Potosi' Department, Bolivia. Globular crystals on matrix. 2,2x1,5x1,5 cm; 4 g.
Source: Simone Citon
Contributor: John Gray
Acquired: 26 October, 2008
Text Updated: 26 October, 2008
Price: Trade
Size: 1"
Composition: S
Sulfur Sulphohalite

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Sulphohalite.
Description from the source:
Sulphohalite ( Na6 (SO4)2 F Cl cub.), Searles Lake, California, USA. Perfect octahedral crystal, much better than the photo, rare. 2x1,8x1,5 cm; 12 g with box.
Source: Simone Citon
Contributor: John Gray
Acquired: 26 October, 2008
Text Updated: 26 October, 2008
Price: Trade
Size: 0.75"
Composition: Na6(SO4)2FCl
Sulfur Kleinite

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Kleinite.
Description from the source:
Kleinite ( Hg2 N (Cl SO4)\[CenterDot]n H2O hex.), McDermitt Mine, Humboldt Co., Nevada, USA. Yellow crusts on Quartz. 1,8x1x1 cm; 5 g with box.
Source: Simone Citon
Contributor: John Gray
Acquired: 14 October, 2008
Text Updated: 14 October, 2008
Price: Trade
Size: 0.7"
Composition: Hg2N(ClSO4).H2O
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Sulfur Getchellite

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Getchellite.
Description from the source:
Getchellite ( As Sb S3 mon.), Chaidarkan, Kirghizstan. Cleavage material with Stibnite on matrix. 2,2x1,8x1 cm; 6 g with box.
Source: Simone Citon
Contributor: John Gray
Acquired: 14 October, 2008
Text Updated: 14 October, 2008
Price: Trade
Size: 1"
Composition: AsSbS3
Sulfur Stibnite

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Stibnite.
Description from the source:
Stibnite ( Sb2 S3 orth.), Herja, Maramures, Romania. Prismatic, elongated, steel gray crystals, very aesthetic. 7x6x3,5 cm; 140 g.
Source: Simone Citon
Contributor: John Gray
Acquired: 30 September, 2008
Text Updated: 1 October, 2008
Price: Trade
Size: 2.75"
Composition: Sb2S3
Sulfur Molybdenite

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Molybdenite.
Description from the source:
Molybdenite (Mo S2 hex.), Getchell Mine, Humboldt Co., Nevada, USA. Lustrous crystals on matrix with Epidote. 6,5x4,5x3 cm; 105 g.
Source: Simone Citon
Contributor: John Gray
Acquired: 30 September, 2008
Text Updated: 1 October, 2008
Price: Trade
Size: 2.5"
Composition: MoS2
Sulfur Pyrite

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Pyrite.
Description from the source:
Pyrite (Fe S2 cub.), Huanzala`, Peru`. Nice crystal cluster. 3x2,5x2 cm; 17 g.
Source: Simone Citon
Contributor: John Gray
Acquired: 30 September, 2008
Text Updated: 1 October, 2008
Price: Trade
Size: 1.2"
Composition: FeS2
Sulfur Carrollite

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Carrollite.
Description from the source:
Carrollite (Cu (Co Ni)2 S4 cub.), Kamoya II Mine, Shaba, Rep. Dem. of Congo. Perfect crystal on matrix. 5x4x3,2 cm; 87 g.
Source: Simone Citon
Contributor: John Gray
Acquired: 30 September, 2008
Text Updated: 1 October, 2008
Price: Trade
Size: 2"
Composition: Cu(CoNi)2S4
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Sulfur Baryte

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Baryte.
Description from the source:
Baryte (Ba SO4 orth.), Julcani Mine, Huancavelica, Peru. Tabular crystal cluster. 3,5x3,5x2 cm; 22 g.
Source: Simone Citon
Contributor: John Gray
Acquired: 30 September, 2008
Text Updated: 1 October, 2008
Price: Trade
Size: 1.4"
Composition: BaSO4
Sulfur Proustite

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Proustite.
Description from the source:
Proustite (Ag3 AsS3 trig.) and Acanthite (Ag2 S mon.), Uchucchacua Mine, Lima, Peru. Extremely good ruby red crystals with massive Acanthite and Calcite. 6x4,5x2,7 cm; 87 g.
Source: Simone Citon
Contributor: John Gray
Acquired: 30 September, 2008
Text Updated: 1 October, 2008
Price: Trade
Size: 2.4"
Composition: Ag3AsS3
Sulfur Stannite

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Stannite.
Description from the source:
Stannite (Cu2 Fe Sn S4 tet.), San Jose` Mine, Oruro, Bolivia. Yellowish masses or pseudocrystals with prismatic dark gray Zinkenite. 1,6x1,4x1,2 cm; 5 g.
Source: Simone Citon
Contributor: John Gray
Acquired: 30 September, 2008
Text Updated: 1 October, 2008
Price: Trade
Size: 0.6"
Composition: Cu2FeSnS4
Sulfur Pyrite

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Pyrite.
Description from the source:
Pyrite (Fe S2 cub.), Huanzala`, Peru`. Little, perfect crystal cluster. 1,5x1,2x1 cm; 5 g.
Source: Simone Citon
Contributor: John Gray
Acquired: 30 September, 2008
Text Updated: 1 October, 2008
Price: Trade
Size: 0.6"
Composition: FeS2
Sulfur Baryte

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Baryte.
Description from the source:
Baryte (Ba SO4 orth.), Miraflores Mine, Huanuco, Peru. Small but gem crystals, very nice. 0,8x0,8x0,2 cm; 10 g with box.
Source: Simone Citon
Contributor: John Gray
Acquired: 30 September, 2008
Text Updated: 1 October, 2008
Price: Trade
Size: 0.3"
Composition: BaSO4
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Sulfur Pyrargyrite

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Pyrargyrite.
Description from the source:
Pyrargyrite (Ag3 SbS3 trig.), San Genaro, Castrovvirreyna, Peru. Similar (distinct geminated crystals). 1,4x1x1 cm; 5 g with box.
Source: Simone Citon
Contributor: John Gray
Acquired: 30 September, 2008
Text Updated: 30 September, 2008
Price: Trade
Size: 0.5"
Composition: Ag3SbS3
Sulfur Celestine

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Celestine.
Description from the source:
Celestine (Sr SO4 orth.), Sakoany Mine, Mahajanga Province, Madagascar. Nice lustrpus specimen. 3x3x1,5 cm; 10 g.
Source: Simone Citon
Contributor: John Gray
Acquired: 26 September, 2008
Text Updated: 29 September, 2008
Price: Trade
Size: 1.2"
Composition: SrSO4
Sulfur Alunite

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Alunite.
Description from the source:
Alunite (KAl3(SO4)2(OH)6 trig.), La Tolfa, Civitavecchia, Lazio, Italy. Small crystal clusters on the same massive material from a classic italian locale. 3,8x2,2x1,5; 22 g.
Source: Simone Citon
Contributor: John Gray
Acquired: 26 September, 2008
Text Updated: 28 September, 2008
Price: Trade
Size: 1.5"
Composition: KAl3(SO4)2(OH)6
Sulfur Pyrrhotite

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Pyrrhotite.
Description from the source:
Pyrrhotite (Fe0.83-1 S hex.), Santa Eulalia, Chihuahua, Mexico. Representative old specimen. 2,2x1,8x1,6 cm; 10 g.
Source: Simone Citon
Contributor: John Gray
Acquired: 26 September, 2008
Text Updated: 28 September, 2008
Price: Trade
Size: 0.85"
Composition: FeS
Sulfur Arsenopyrite

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Arsenopyrite.
Description from the source:
Arsenopyrite ( FeAsS mon.), Huanzala, Peru. Aggregates of Arsenopyrite crystas replacing exagonal Pyrrothite, with Pyrite and Quartz, very interesting for the collectors. 6x3,5x2 cm; 56 g.
Source: Simone Citon
Contributor: John Gray
Acquired: 26 September, 2008
Text Updated: 28 September, 2008
Price: Trade
Size: 2.4"
Composition: FeAsS
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Sulfur Cinnabar

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Cinnabar.
Nathan is a student who's going to visit my table this spring, and in advance of the visit he sent this lovely cinnabar sample. Cinnabar is the main ore of mercury: Simply heating it will drive off elemental mercury, which can then be condensed on a cold plate and collected. Mercury mines in Spain are famous for being so rich that liquid mercury can be seen literally dripping from the walls, but the bulk of it is bound up in cinnabar like this and must be roasted out.
(The cinnabar is the dark crystals, the rest is probably quartz or calcite.)
Source: Nathan Giguere
Contributor: Nathan Giguere
Acquired: 16 March, 2007
Text Updated: 9 May, 2007
Price: Donated
Size: 0.75"
Composition: HgS
Sulfur Botryoidal pyrite

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Botryoidal pyrite.
Botryoidal means shaped like a bunch of grapes, which is an unusual shape for pyrite.
Source: Ethan Currens
Contributor: Ethan Currens
Acquired: 28 November, 2005
Text Updated: 14 October, 2008
Price: Donated
Size: 1.25"
Composition: FeS2
Sulfur Orpiment

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Orpiment.
This is a beautiful, lovely crystal cluster of orpiment (arsenic sulfide) from Elbrusskiy Mine, Northern Caucusus, Russia.
Source: eBay seller delraygoddess
Contributor: Theodore Gray
Acquired: 15 October, 2005
Price: $10
Size: 0.7"
Composition: As2S3
Sulfur Zippeite

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Zippeite.
I think most of this rock is actual zippeite, but I don't know for sure.
Source: eBay seller dr**zarkoff
Contributor: Theodore Gray
Acquired: 3 June, 2005
Price: $20
Size: 1.5"
Composition: K4(UO2)6(SO4)3(OH)10.4H2O
Sulfur Marcasite

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Marcasite.
The tag that came with sample reads as follows:
Marcasite
A dimorph of iron pyrite from Montezuma Co., Colorado
This specimen was found in the tailings of the THUNDER mine north of Mancos, Colorado. Iron Pyrite is FeS2 and so is Marcasite. However it is a separate mineral and often found in gold deposits.
I traded this sample for a few of my strange copper nodules.
Source: Calvin Webb
Contributor: Calvin Webb
Acquired: 1 September, 2003
Price: Donated
Size: 1"
Composition: FeS2
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Sulfur Barite

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Barite.
The tag that came with sample reads as follows:
Barite - BaSO4, from Sandoval Co., NM.
I traded this sample for a few of my strange copper nodules.
Source: Calvin Webb
Contributor: Calvin Webb
Acquired: 1 September, 2003
Price: Donated
Size: 1"
Composition: BaSO4
Sulfur Native Sulfur, El Desierto Mine

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Native Sulfur, El Desierto Mine.
This is a lovely encrustation of naturally occurring sulfur from the El Desierto mine in Bolivia. The picture does not do it justice.
Source: Larry Curtis
Contributor: Theodore Gray
Acquired: 10 June, 2003
Price: $2.50
Size: 2"
Composition: S
Sulfur Pyritized Ammonite

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Pyritized Ammonite.
See the previous two samples for more information about this type of fossil. This is not, I repeat not, an artificially enhanced sample! It's not plated or painted or metalized, just cut and polished to bring out the natural shine of the pyrite crystal.
Source: Exclusive Fossils/Nord Fossil
Contributor: Theodore Gray
Acquired: 29 March, 2003
Price: $25
Size: 1.5"
Composition: FeS2
Sulfur Pyritized Ammonite

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Pyritized Ammonite.
This ammonite was tagged as a Quenstediceras sp. from the Jurassic age (161 million years old), Callovain Stage, Ulyanovsk, Russia. The matrix of rock it's attached to shows very nice pyrite crystals. See the sample information above for more about this type of fossil.
Source: Time Trips
Contributor: Theodore Gray
Acquired: 29 March, 2003
Price: $12.95
Size: 1.5"
Composition: FeS2
Sulfur Pyritized Ammonite

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Pyritized Ammonite.
A fossil is the impression left when the body of an ancient animal or plant is encased in some kind of mud or sand, which turns into rock over great expanses of time. After the matrix around the object has become firm enough to hold its shape, the object itself is slowly replaced by some other mineral that works its way in from the surrounding matrix. If all goes well, the rock or mineral formed where the body used to be is different enough from the surrounding rock or mineral that it's possible to separate them and rediscover the original shape of the object. (If it doesn't go well, either there's no fossil formed, or it's one that is so subtle you just don't notice it.)

A fossil can be formed out of all kinds of different minerals, so there are really two entirely separate ways to describe one: What it's a remnant of, and what it's made out of. This sample is a fossil of a type of animal called an Ammonite, but even more interestingly, it happens to be made of pyrite (iron sulfide), also known as "fool's gold" because it looks a lot like gold.

Imagine that: An animal shape recreated in shiny gold crystals, and it's an entirely natural process. Amazing.

Technical details: This is a Pleurocerus Ammonite from the Jurassic age, found in Nuremburg, Germany.

Source: indiana9 Fossils
Contributor: Theodore Gray
Acquired: 29 March, 2003
Price: $15
Size: 1.5"
Composition: FeS2
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Sulfur Sphalerite from Jensan Set

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Sphalerite from Jensan Set.
This sample represents germanium in the "The Grand Tour of the Periodic Table" mineral collection from Jensan Scientifics. Visit my page about element collecting for a general description, or see photographs of all the samples from the set in a periodic table layout or with bigger pictures in numerical order.
Source: Jensan Scientifics
Contributor: Jensan Scientifics
Acquired: 17 March, 2003
Price: Donated
Size: 1"
Composition: (Zn,Fe)(S,Ge)
Sulfur Native Sulfur from Jensan Set

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Native Sulfur from Jensan Set.
This sample represents sulfur in the "The Grand Tour of the Periodic Table" mineral collection from Jensan Scientifics. Visit my page about element collecting for a general description, or see photographs of all the samples from the set in a periodic table layout or with bigger pictures in numerical order.

I chose this sample to represent its element in my Photographic Periodic Table Poster. The sample photograph includes text exactly as it appears in the poster, which you are encouraged to buy a copy of.
Periodic Table Poster.

Source: Jensan Scientifics
Contributor: Jensan Scientifics
Acquired: 17 March, 2003
Text Updated: 13 August, 2006
Price: Donated
Size: 1"
Composition: S
Sulfur Smaller natural crystal

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Smaller natural crystal. (External Sample)
This is also a beautiful yellow encrustation of natural sulfur crystals, found in Agrigento, Sicily, Italy.
Location: The Harvard Museum of Natural History
Photographed: 2 October, 2002
Size: 4
Purity: >90%
Sulfur Large natural crystal

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Large natural crystal. (External Sample)
This is a beautiful yellow encrustation of natural sulfur crystals, found in Agrigento, Sicily, Italy.
Location: The Harvard Museum of Natural History
Photographed: 2 October, 2002
Size: 16
Purity: >90%
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