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Does sulfur smell like rotten eggs in a solid or liquid form?

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2013-10-22 01:10:05

Sulfur doesn't smell like rotten eggs. Hydrogen sulfide smells like rotten eggs, but sulfur itself doesn't have much of a smell at all.

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