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SULFUR BURNING IN AIR<br />
Lump Sulfur In Deflagration Spoon<br />
Orthorhombic lump sulfur ignites in air above 261 degC with a blue flame to form sulfur dioxide gas (SO2).  SO2 is slowly oxidized in the atmosphere to form SO3 which dissolves in rainwater to give sulfuric acid or acid rain.

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SULFUR BURNING IN AIR
Lump Sulfur In Deflagration Spoon
Orthorhombic lump sulfur ignites in air above 261 degC with a blue flame to form sulfur dioxide gas (SO2). SO2 is slowly oxidized in the atmosphere to form SO3 which dissolves in rainwater to give sulfuric acid or acid rain.

Copyright:© 1994 Richard Megna - Fundamental Photographs

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