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Offline sprotz

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How to extract sulphur from sodium sulphate?
« on: October 03, 2019, 02:04:12 PM »
What are the possible easy ways to extract elemental sulphur from sodium sulphate?

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Re: How to extract sulphur from sodium sulphate?
« Reply #1 on: October 03, 2019, 03:26:37 PM »
Good start:
sulfate-reducing bacteria
in Wikipedia
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Re: How to extract sulphur from sodium sulphate?
« Reply #2 on: October 04, 2019, 04:47:38 AM »
Sprotz, in an other thread you asked how to make salpeter.
We don't discuss explosives here.

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Re: How to extract sulphur from sodium sulphate?
« Reply #3 on: October 04, 2019, 08:45:44 AM »
Saltpeter isn't explosive until mixed with charcoal. It has other uses besides making black powder.

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Re: How to extract sulphur from sodium sulphate?
« Reply #4 on: October 04, 2019, 09:08:32 AM »
Not many other uses when mixed with sulfur. C'mon, we're not stupid here.
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Re: How to extract sulphur from sodium sulphate?
« Reply #5 on: October 04, 2019, 09:24:13 AM »
Of course, I know. And yes my interest is self made black powder propellant.

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Re: How to extract sulphur from sodium sulphate?
« Reply #6 on: October 04, 2019, 09:34:42 AM »
Not questioning your motives, sprotz. But for liability reasons this forum has a policy of not discussing the manufacturing of explosives.
What men are poets who can speak of Jupiter if he were like a man, but if he is an immense spinning sphere of methane and ammonia must be silent?  - Richard P. Feynman

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Re: How to extract sulphur from sodium sulphate?
« Reply #7 on: October 04, 2019, 09:49:02 AM »
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