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Axis Icosahedron
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A 3x3x3 transformed into the shape of an icosaheron but not "regularly" oriented.

An icosahedron is he rarest shape of the five platonic solids. The reason might be that there are almost no industrially produced puzzle with this shape.
Without surprise the 3x3x3 is the platonic shape for a 3x3x3. Therefore was is strange idea to twist this puzzles axis system inside the solid as it was done for this variation. Compared with other "axised" variants the angle which was used here was not 60° but ~37,8°. This angle was choosen to make two triangle completely fill out one of the 3x3x3 corners.
Ten different colors are used to stickers this puzzle. This is common practise with icosahedral puzzles.

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