octohedron


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octohedron

(ˌɒktəˈhiːdrən)
n
another name for octahedron
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When diamond crystals develop they grow into an octohedron shape - like one pyramid resting on top of another.
41 [Angstrom]), and consequently the coordination polyhedron around copper is a bi-pyramid, rather than an octohedron.
Crystals are generally modified octohedrons on platy magnesite or calcite crystals.