A Compound of the Octahedron, and a Pyritohedral Dodecahedron

Compound of octa and pyritohedral dodeca

This compound is the first I have seen which combines a Platonic solid (the blue octahedron) with a pyritohedral modification of a Platonic solid. Here’s what a pyritohedral dodecahedron looks like, by itself:

pyritohedral dodecahedron

Stella 4d: Polyhedron Navigator was used to make these — software you can try right here: http://www.software3d.com/Stella.php.

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