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Symmetry dictionary (symCIF) version 1.0.1

_space_group.Bravais_type

Name:
'_space_group.Bravais_type'

Definition:

   The symbol denoting the lattice type (Bravais type) to which the
   translational subgroup (vector lattice) of the space group
   belongs. It consists of a lower-case letter indicating the
   crystal system followed by an upper-case letter indicating
   the lattice centring. The setting-independent symbol mS
   replaces the setting-dependent symbols mB and mC, and the
   setting-independent symbol oS replaces the setting-dependent
   symbols oA, oB and oC.

   Ref: International Tables for Crystallography (2002). Volume A,
        Space-group symmetry, edited by Th. Hahn, 5th ed., p. 15.
        Dordrecht: Kluwer Academic Publishers.

Example:

aP triclinic (anorthic) primitive lattice

Type: char

Mandatory item: no


The data value must be one of the following:


aP

mP

mS

oP

oS

oI

oF

tP

tI

hP

hR

cP

cI

cF

Category: space_group