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Monoclinic Sulfur

Needle-shaped monoclinic crystals
Yellow, waxy, translucent, brittle

2

Amorphous Sulfur

Noncrystalline
Dark, tough, elastic

3

Sulfuric Acid

Ionizes in two separate steps
The HSO4- (bisulfate ion) forms ACID salts while SO42- (sulfate ion) forms normal salts
Oxidizing agent and, when used with carbohydrates, dehydrating agent

4

Hydrogen Sulfide (H2S)

Colorless gas smelling of rotten eggs
Fairly soluble in water and poisonous
Weak acid

5

Sulfur Dioxide (SO2)

Colorless gas with suffocating odor
Resonance structures

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Rhombic Sulfur

Rhombic or octahedral crystals
Pale-yellow, opaque, brittle