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Core CIF Dictionary version 2.3

_space_group_crystal_system

Name

'_space_group_crystal_system'

Category: space_group

Data type: char

May appear in a looped list containing '_space_group_id'

Permitted values:

triclinic
monoclinic
orthorhombic
tetragonal
trigonal
hexagonal
cubic

Definition

    	
The name of the system of geometric crystal classes of space groups (crystal system) to which the space group belongs. Note that rhombohedral space groups belong to the trigonal system.

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