native sulphur

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Noun1.native sulphur - an old name for sulfur
atomic number 16, sulfur, sulphur, S - an abundant tasteless odorless multivalent nonmetallic element; best known in yellow crystals; occurs in many sulphide and sulphate minerals and even in native form (especially in volcanic regions)
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Kolmogorov, "Trace Elements in Native Sulphur as the Indicator of Substance Source in Fumarol Incrustation of Volcanic Regions," Journal of Surface Investigation X-ray Synchrotron and Neutron Techniques, vol.
The investigated topsoils consist mainly of quartz, the aluminosilicates kaolinite, illite, chlorites and muscovite, the carbonates calcite, dolomite and ankerite, the sulphate gypsum and native sulphur (Fig.
Native sulphur, opaline/chalcedonic silica, quartz-alunite alteration, barite veining exposed in erosional windows