Inside the Rhombic Hexecontahedron

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Twenty golden rhombohedra form a star, shaped like the rhombic hexecontahedron (a stellation of the rhombic triacontahedron). If half of each rhombohedron is removed, then the edges of the remaining solid are identical to those of a truncated icosahedron (buckyball). An icosahedron is left at the center if further parts are removed.

Contributed by: Sándor Kabai (April 2007)
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