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Dino Dodecahedron
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The easiest corner turning dodecahedron. The name is taken from its hexahedral cousin.

The first design for this puzzle was presented by Luke Harry. In 2009 Kevin Uhrik customly built the first version of this puzzle. The images steem from these customly made puzzles.
Like the Dino Cube it is a rather easy puzzle. Only the edges have to be solved with respect to the corner-pieces. These corner-pieces seem to consist of triplets of X-faces. The central faces can not be twisted. They are all part of the puzzle's core.
The comparison with the dino cube does not fit perfectly sinve the dino cube has no visible core and corners but the similarity in solving is undeniable.
This is the second puzzle after Starminx I with this appearance.

The puzzle has 248270459431215031814452911028288348886138880000000 = 248.3*10^48 permutations.
Compared with the number available if the puzzle can be disassembled and reassembled there are these restrictions:
-The edges allow only even permutations.
-The orientation of the last edge is determined by the other 29.

In 2011 this puzzle went into mass production. Sadly it is sold under the misleading name "Starminx I" a name the community uses for a face turning dodecahedron.
The package was used for four different dodecahedral puzzles: Gigaminx, Master Kilominx, Helicopter Dodecahedron and Dino Dodecahedron (under its misleading name: Starminx).
The industrial version:
Edge length: 40 mm
Weight: 241 grams

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Contributors

Thank you to the following people for their assistance in helping collect the information on this page: Andreas Nortmann.

Collections

This puzzle can be found in collections of these members:

Cyberdman: My Collection
DrSquidopolis: Wanted
ptrsdboy: My Collection
billdrumz: My Collection
Juozas Granskas: My Collection
Lesovik314: My Collection
Michael Guo: My Collection
technoloko: Technoloko's
scharlton: My Collection
Ppeavy+3: The Family
Darthvader1974: Mi colección
exaquint: My Collection
neonorangehats: Laura's collection
harleythedragon: HarleyTheDragon's Puzzles
TylerMcDaniels: Tyler's Collection
Markube: Mark's Kubes


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