Sphericon

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A sphericon is approximated using triangular segments. A bicone can be produced if half of the sphericon is rotated by 90 degrees. Notice that an octahedron is obtained if the number of segments is four, and a saddle surface can be created by manipulating the vertices of the segments.

Contributed by: Sándor Kabai (September 2007)
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