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Core CIF Dictionary version 2.3

_atom_type_symbol

Name

'_atom_type_symbol'

Category: atom_type

Data type: char

Must appear in a looped list
May match a value of '_atom_site_type_symbol'

Examples:

C
Cu2+
H(SDS)
dummy
FeNi

Definition

    	
The code used to identify the atom specie(s) representing this atom type. Normally this code is the element symbol. The code may be composed of any character except an underline with the additional proviso that digits designate an oxidation state and must be followed by a + or - character.

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