On the new table, that means sulfur has to appear multiple times: Leftmost as sulfate (S6+) sulfur, then as sulfite (S4+) (yes, there are sulfite minerals), then as elemental sulfur (familiar to us in native sulfur), and finally as the sulfide sulfur (S2-) of sulfide minerals. In the same vein . . . .


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