A symbol used to represent the point and space groups (e.g., ). Some symbols have abbreviated form. The equivalence between Hermann-Mauguin symbols (``crystallographic symbol'') and Schönflies Symbols for the Point Groups is given by Cotton (1990).

**References**

Cotton, F. A. *Chemical Applications of Group Theory, 3rd ed.* New York: Wiley, p. 379, 1990.

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