# Sextantonismic chords

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**Sextantonismic chords** are essentially tempered chords tempered by the sextantonisma, 2601/2600.

Sextantonismic chords are of pattern 1b in the 2.3.5.13.17 subgroup 17-odd-limit, meaning that there are 3 triads, 6 tetrads and 2 pentads, for a total of 11 distinct chord structures.

The three sextantonismic triads include a palindrome since it identifies 18/13 by a stack of two 20/17s:

- 1-20/17-18/13 with steps of 20/17-20/17-13/9.

And an inversely related pair:

- 1-20/17-17/13 with steps of 20/17-10/9-26/17, and its inverse
- 1-10/9-17/13 with steps of 10/9-20/17-26/17.

They can be extended to the following palindromic tetrads:

- 1-10/9-20/17-17/13 with steps of 10/9-18/17-10/9-26/17;
- 1-20/17-17/13-20/13 with steps of 20/17-10/9-20/17-13/10.

And inversely related tetrads:

- 1-20/17-17/13-18/13 with steps of 20/17-10/9-18/17-13/9, and its inverse
- 1-18/17-20/17-18/13 with steps of 18/17-10/9-20/17-13/9;
- 1-20/17-18/13-20/13 with steps of 20/17-20/17-10/9-13/10, and its inverse
- 1-20/17-18/13-9/5 with steps of 20/17-20/17-13/10-10/9.

Then there is an inversely related pair of pentads:

- 1-10/9-20/17-17/13-20/13 with steps of 10/9-18/17-10/9-20/17-13/10, and its inverse
- 1-10/9-20/17-17/13-17/10 with steps of 10/9-18/17-10/9-13/10-20/17.

Equal temperaments with sextantonismic chords include 34, 46, 60, 72, 77, 106, 111, 137, 140, 171, 183, 217, 243, 277, 354, 388, 460, 494 and 848.