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Macromolecular dictionary (mmCIF) version 2.0.09

_atom_type.description

Name:
'_atom_type.description'

Definition:

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

Examples:

deuterium
0.34Fe+0.66Ni

Type: text

Mandatory item: no

Alias:
_atom_type_description (cif_core.dic version 2.0.1)

Category: atom_type