As far as I know, this is the only "snub truncated icosahedron" in
universe. Of course, there is no strong reason why anyone other
me would want to make one. But since I think it is quite
I thought you might like to see it also. It is hollow plaster ---
in diameter --- and as fragile as an eggshell. To really
appreciate it, check out the high-resolution image available here.
The above computer-generated image shows its structure. It has
272 faces (20 hexagons, 12 pentagons, and 240 triangles). The
and hexagons are regular, but the triangles are not quite
The word snub indicates the pattern with which triangles
the faces of the truncated icosahedron (pentagons and hexagons
as a soccer ball).