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{{GeomagconstructionPageTitle=RhombicosidodecahedronTitle=RhombicosidodecahedronFilename=Rhombicosidodecahedron.jpgCaption= 

{{GeomagconstructionPageTitle=RhombicosidodecahedronTitle=RhombicosidodecahedronFilename=Rhombicosidodecahedron.jpgCaption= 
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Type=[[:Category:Archimedean SolidArchimedean Solid]] 
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Triangles=20Squares=30Pentagons=12Rhombic=Rods=120Spheres=60Author=[[User:AmafirlianAmafirlian]] 4 Jan 2007}} 
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Triangles=Squares=Pentagons=Rhombic=Rods=Spheres=Author=[[User:AmafirlianAmafirlian]] 15:55, 16 July 2007 (UTC)}} 
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[[Archimedean SolidsArchimedean solid]] containing a triangle, a square, a pentagon and another square in alternating sequence around each vertex ('''3.4.5.4'''). 






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{{Amafirliannewsection}} 




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== Building Instructions ==

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Built before the advent of panels, this is a satisfying model. All of the internal supporting pyramids make solid contact with their outer shell spheres, and you can easily handle the model when complete. 




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* Keep the spheres magnetically neutral by [[Balanced polaritybalancing the polarities around each vertex]] for maximum strength.

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For the Geomag purist, there is a cheat here: the main vertices are built with 5/8" spheres so that the rods can sit squarely on the nodes. (from a precursor to Geomag called Roger's Connection). The regular Geomag balls are only 1/2" diameter, so this model looks chunky, and feels like a cannonball. 




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{{clr}}

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Vital statistics: 60 large vertices, 42 inner vertices, 300 geomag bars in these colors: 120 yellow bars for the outer shell, 120 silver bars for square pyramids, 60 red bars for pentagonal support. 
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== Related Links == 





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* [[wikipedia:Rhombicosidodecahedron]] 

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* [http://mathworld.wolfram.com/Rhombicosidodecahedron.html Mathworld] 

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== Chunky nopanels version == 


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{{GeomagconstructionPageTitle=RhombicosidodecahedronTitle=RhombicosidodecahedronFilename=Geomag_rhombicosidodecahedron_with_chunky_vertices.jpgCaption= 

Type=Augmented Geomag 

Type=Augmented Geomag 

Rods=300Spheres=60+42Author=[[User:Karl HortonKarl Horton]] 23:14, 17 July 2007 (UTC)}} 

Rods=300Spheres=60+42Author=[[User:Karl HortonKarl Horton]] 23:14, 17 July 2007 (UTC)}} 




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Built before the advent of panels, this is a satisfying model. All of the internal supporting pyramids make solid contact with their outer shell spheres, and you can easily handle the model when complete.

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[[Polyhedon]] 
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[[Augmented Geomag]] 
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For the Geomag purist, there is a cheat here: the main vertices are built with 5/8" spheres so that the rods can sit squarely on the nodes. (from a precursor to Geomag called Roger's Connection). The regular Geomag balls are only 1/2" diameter, so this model looks chunky, and feels like a cannonball.

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{{Geomag Stub}} 
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Vital statistics: 60 large vertices, 42 inner vertices, 300 geomag bars in these colors: 120 yellow bars for the outer shell, 120 silver bars for square pyramids, 60 red bars for pentagonal support. 

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[[Category:Polyhedron]] 

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[[Category:Archimedean Solid]] 
