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The Truncated Icosahedron
(trun-cat-ed   i-co-sa-he-dron)
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Type: Archimedean Solid
Number of Faces: 32
Number of Vertices: 60
Number of Edges: 90

The truncated icosahedron is the shape used in the construction of soccer balls: the pattern on the surface of a soccer ball consists of 12 identical black pentagons and 20 identical white hexagons.

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