Sulfur is the tenth most widely occuring element in nature and it is made up of a variety of minerals including pyrite, gypsum, barite and more. The majority of the sulfur is found underground, commonly with salt deposits. It can also be found in the ocean.
Sulfur is the sixteenth most abundant element found in the Earth, at about .05%. Large amounts of sulfur are found underground, and is harvested with a technique known as the Frasch process. Another naturally occurring source of sulfur are volcanoes. Sulfur is released from volcanoes as a gas, but solidifies once it reaches the cold air on the outside.
Sulfur is an element, #16 on the periodic table. This means it is an indisivible building block of chemicals and occurs naturally through stellar fusion.
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