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Interval information
Ratio 245/242
Factorization 2-1 × 5 × 72 × 11-2
Monzo [-1 0 1 2 -2
Size in cents 21.329642¢
Name frostma
Color name luuzzy2, luluzozoyo 2nd
FJS name [math]\text{M2}^{5,7,7}_{11,11}[/math]
Special properties reduced
Tenney height (log2 nd) 15.8555
Weil height (log2 max(n, d)) 15.8733
Wilson height (sopfr (nd)) 43
Harmonic entropy
(Shannon, [math]\sqrt{n\cdot d}[/math])
~3.80589 bits
Comma size small
open this interval in xen-calc

The frostma (ratio: 245/242, monzo: [-1 0 1 2 -2) is a small 11-limit comma used in the construction of the frostburn temperament.

It can be factored into (243/242)(245/243).


Tempering out this comma alone in the 11-limit results in the rank-4 frostmic temperament, where a stack of two 11/7's is equated with a 5/2 major tenth, enabling frostmic chords.


This comma was named after Frostburn in 2022. Before it got the name frostma, it was known as the cassacot, probably derived from cassandra and tetracot. However, cassandra was a misnomer for andromeda. The temperament's name was later corrected. Since then, cassacot has lost its root, thus justifying the new name.

245/242 should be the frostma because 243/242 is the rastma…

Praveen Venkataramana