Quartisma

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The quartisma or Saquinlu-azo comma is a comma with a ratio of 117440512/117406179 and a monzo of [24 -6 0 1 -5. It is an unnoticeable comma of the 11-limit with a value of approximately 0.50619 cents. The quartisma is significant on account of it being the difference between a stack of five 33/32 quartertones and one 7/6 subminor third in Just Intonation. Tempering it out leads to a form of quartismic temperament. For a list of such temperaments, see Quartismic family.