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Octahedron 5-Compound

A Polyhedron Compound composed of five Octahedra occupying the Vertices of an Icosahedron. The 30 Vertices of the compound form an Icosidodecahedron (Ball and Coxeter 1987).

See also Icosidodecahedron, Octahedron, Polyhedron Compound


Ball, W. W. R. and Coxeter, H. S. M. Mathematical Recreations and Essays, 13th ed. New York: Dover, pp. 135 and 137, 1987.

Cundy, H. and Rollett, A. Mathematical Models, 3rd ed. Stradbroke, England: Tarquin Pub., pp. 137-138, 1989.

Wenninger, M. J. Polyhedron Models. New York: Cambridge University Press, p. 43, 1989.

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