A Chiral Polyhedron with Tetrahedral Symmetry

tetty

The yellow faces of this polyhedron are parallelograms, while the red ones are trapezoids. To demonstrate its chirality, here is the compound of it, and its own mirror-image.

compound-of-enantiomorphic-pair

Both of these “virtual polyhedra” were made using Stella 4d: Polyhedron Navigator, a program available at this website. It has a free trial download available.

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