Core CIF dictionary

The core dictionary is a set of data names designed to cover the requirements of archiving and exchanging raw and processed data and derived structural results for single-crystal small-molecule and inorganic crystal studies.

Current official release

Archival versions

Work in progress

The working discussions of the Core Dictionary Maintenance Group, a COMCIFS subcommittee responsible for the maintenance of the Core dictionary, may be reviewed for indications of current areas of evolution within the dictionary.


Updated 20 May 2014