Just snaked a basement drain - so what IS this black stuff, anyway?

Anyone have an idea of the chemical composition of the thick black liquid that emerges when you snake a drain?
Smells like sulfur and also like dirt.
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On Sun, 05 Aug 2007 09:08:53 -0700, bryanscholtes wrote:

It's drain goop, decomposing crap emitting sulfur dioxide gas.
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snipped-for-privacy@gmail.com wrote in

All the stuff that comes off your body and stagnates in the drain.
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Last I checked, it was
Su3 Lf2 Er3 -Di Rt4. Not to be confused with NaCl, or NaHCO3, or any of the other household chemicals.
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