(Sanskrit, sulvere; L. sulpur) Known to the ancients; referred to in Genesis asbrimstone.
Sulfur is found in meteorites. R.W. Wood suggests that the dark area near the craterAristarchus is a sulfur deposit.
Sulfur occurs native in the vicinity of volcanos and hot springs. It is widelydistributed in nature as iron pyrites, galena, sphalerite, cinnabar, stibnite, gypsum,epsom salts, celestite, barite, etc.
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