sulphur mountain in north vancouver

Sulfur or sulphur is the chemical element that has the symbol S and atomic number 16. It is an abundant multivalent non-metal. Sulfur, in its native form, is a yellow crystalline solid. In nature, it can be found as the pure element and as sulfide and sulfate minerals. It is an essential element for life and is found in two amino acids, cysteine and methionine. Its commercial uses are primarily in fertilizers, but it is also widely used in gunpowder, matches, insecticides and fungicides. Elemental sulfur crystals are commonly sought after by mineral collectors for their brightly colored polyhedron shapes.

The sulfur is tored in West Vancouver for shipping to ports around the world

Direction Same location as last photo
Info F 9.0 1.6 ISO 100 with Canon EOS DIGITAL REBEL XTi
Date 2008:02:02 17:25:33 Make Canon
Model Canon EOS DIGITAL REBEL XTi Width 3888
Height 2592 Flash Off, Did not fire
Focal 56.0 mm Exposure 1.6
F Number 9.0 ISO 100
White Bal. Auto Program Aperture-priority AE
Compensation 0 Hyperfocal 18.77 m
Latitude 49.2980888888889 Longitude -123.119919444444
File Size 6.5 MB
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