How much is sulfur worth?


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According to the 2012 Chemical Economics Handbook report on sulfur, the prices for elemental sulfur can fluctuate between $50 and $800 per ton. Drastic per-ton price fluctuations in sulfur are unusual.

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How much is sulfur worth?
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These prices for sulfur are only when massive amounts of the raw material are being purchased by the ton. People who need smaller amounts of sulfur for at-home uses pay the retail price. According to the website for Duda Energy Biodiesel, a 10-pound bag packaged for retail costs roughly $11.50 as of July 2014. Regardless of price fluctuations, sulfur has quite a bit of worth because it is necessary for many industrial purposes, including the manufacturing of fertilizer.

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