Is sulfur a metal, metalloid, or nonmetal? What is its family name?

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Jan 22, 2017

Sulfur is a nonmetal.


Sulfur has characteristics of nonmetals. It does not have luster, it cannot conduct electricity, and it is brittle. On the periodic table, sulfur is in group 16/VIA, in the third period. The group is called the oxygen group or the chalcogens.