Tables for
Volume A
Space-group symmetry
Edited by M. I. Aroyo

International Tables for Crystallography (2016). Vol. A, ch. 3.4, p. 798


W. Fischera and E. Kocha*

aInstitut für Mineralogie, Petrologie und Kristallographie, Philipps-Universität, D-35032 Marburg, Germany
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Descriptive symbols of invariant lattice complexes in their characteristic Wyckoff position

Descriptive symbolCrystal familyCharacteristic Wyckoff position
C o Cmmm a
m [C2/m\ a]
D c [Fd\bar{3}m\ a]
o Fddd a
[^{v}D] t [I4_{1}/amd\ a]
E h [P6_{3}/mmc\ c]
F c [Fm\bar{3}m\ a]
o Fmmm a
G h [P6/mmm\ c]
I c [Im\bar{3}m\ a]
t [I4/mmm\ a]
o Immm a
J c [Pm\bar{3}m\ c]
[J^{*}] c [Im\bar{3}m\ b]
M h [R\bar{3}m\ e]
N h [P6/mmm\ f]
P c [Pm\bar{3}m\ a]
h [P6/mmm\ a]
t [P4/mmm\ a]
o Pmmm a
m [P2/m\ a]
a [P\bar{1}\ a]
[^{+}Q] h [P6_{2}22\ c]
R h [R\bar{3}m\ a]
S c [I\bar{4}3d\ a]
[S^{*}] c [Ia\bar{3}d\ d]
T c [Fd\bar{3}m\ c]
o Fddd c
[^{v}T] t [I4_{1}/amd\ c]
[^{+}V] c [I4_{1}32\ c]
[V^{*}] c [Ia\bar{3}d\ c]
W c [Pm\bar{3}n\ c]
[W^{*}] c [Im\bar{3}m\ d]
[^{+}Y] c [P4_{3}32\ a]
[^{+}Y^{*}] c [I4_{1}32\ a]
[Y^{**}] c [Ia\bar{3}d\ b]