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CDAtomGeometry Enumeration
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Description

Geometry for atoms.

Members

MemberValueDescription
kCDAtomGeometryUnknown0the geometry of this atom is not known
kCDAtomGeometry1Ligand1this atom is joined to one atom
kCDAtomGeometryLinear2this atom is joined to 2 atoms in the same line
kCDAtomGeometryBent3this atom is joined to 2 atoms, in the same plane, but not in the same line
kCDAtomGeometryTrigonalPlanar4this atom is joined to 3 atoms on the same plane
kCDAtomGeometryTrigonalPyramidal5this atom is joined to 3 atoms on the same plane, and one on another plane
kCDAtomGeometrySquarePlanar6this atom is joined to 4 atoms on the same plane, and one on another plane
kCDAtomGeometryTetrahedral7this atom is joined to 3 atoms on a different plane, and one on another plane
kCDAtomGeometryTrigonalBipyramidal8this atom is joined to 3 atoms on the same plane, one on a plane 'above' and one on a plane 'below'
kCDAtomGeometrySquarePyramidal9this atom is joined to 4 atoms on its same plane
kCDAtomGeometry5Ligand10this atom is joined to 5 atoms
kCDAtomGeometryOctahedral11this atom is joined to 4 atoms on its same plane, one atom on a plane 'above' and one on a plane 'below'
kCDAtomGeometry6Ligand12this atom is joined to 6 atoms
kCDAtomGeometry7Ligand13this atom is joined to 7 atoms
kCDAtomGeometry8Ligand14this atom is joined to 8 atoms
kCDAtomGeometry9Ligand15this atom is joined to 9 atoms
kCDAtomGeometry10Ligand16this atom is joined to 10 atoms

Remarks

This enumerated property indicates how this atom is coordinated with the atoms it is joined to.

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