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Hermann-Mauguin symbol

[hur-muh n-moh-gan, her-mahn-]
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noun Crystallography.
  1. a notation for indicating a particular point group.
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Origin of Hermann-Mauguin symbol

after Carl Hermann (1898–1961), German crystallographer and Charles Mauguin (1878–1937), French crystallographer
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