Visit any geothermal area like Iceland, Yellowstone or Rotorua, and you notice a disgusting smell. The web-pages all discuss hydrogen sulphide, but there is something else, like burned bacon. I'm guessing some kind of sulphurous organic?

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    $\begingroup$ Hydrogen sulfide: eggs. Sulfur dioxide: garlic. $\endgroup$
    – Gimelist
    May 20, 2018 at 10:35
  • $\begingroup$ I know about H2S and SO2, but that's not what I'm asking. There is some other smell as well. $\endgroup$ May 21, 2018 at 23:03


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