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Core CIF Dictionary version 2.3

_atom_type_description

Name

'_atom_type_description'

Category: atom_type

Data type: char

Must appear in a looped list containing '_atom_type_symbol'

Examples:

deuterium
0.34Fe+0.66Ni

Definition

    	
A description of the atom(s) designated by this atom type. In most cases this will be the element name and oxidation state of a single atom species. For disordered or nonstoichiometric structures it will describe a combination of atom species.

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