Ring of Ten Icosahedra

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Ten icosahedra and ten golden octahedra are attached face‐to‐face in a ring. A golden octahedra is built up gradually on each face of the icosahedra. When the octahedra reach half height, the ring consists of ten truncated icosahedra (buckyballs) connected at hexagonal faces. The number of partial or full octahedra in the ring is .

Contributed by: Sándor Kabai (April 2007)
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