The cuboctahedron using red and yellow rods highlighting the 4 hexagons.
TypeArchimedean solid
Panels 8 × Geomag triangle panel icon
6 × Geomag square panel icon
Rods 24 × Geomag rod icon
Spheres 12 × Geomag ball icon
Author Amafirlian 9 February 2007

Archimedean solid containing 2 triangles and 2 squares in alternating sequence around each vertex ((3.4)2).

The cuboctahedron is the only uniform polyhedron where the side length is equal to the circumradius. As such, it can optionally be constructed with a sphere in the center and 12 rods connecting it to each vertex.

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