Buckyball of Buckyballs

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Sixty truncated icosahedra connected edge-to-edge are placed at the vertices of a larger truncated icosahedron. This assembly can be considered as the first stage of a fractal structure. The ratio of the sizes of buckyballs is , where is the golden ratio.

Contributed by: Sándor Kabai (September 2007)
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