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Electronic Geometry Model No. 2000.09.017


Ulrich Reitebuch


The snub cube is one of the thirteen Archimedean solids.

The snub cube has 24 vertices, 38 faces and 60 edges. Here the distance from vertex to center point is scaled to 1.

Model produced with: JavaView 2.00.005

Keywords snub cube; Archimedean solid; polyhedron
MSC-2000 Classification 51M20
Zentralblatt No. 01683021


  1. H. S. M. Coxeter: Regular Polytopes, Collier-Macmillan Ltd. London (1963).
  2. Magnus J. Wenniger: Polyhedron Models, Cambridge University Press (1970).
  3. Alan Holden: Shape, Space and Symmetry, Columbia University Press New York/London (1971).
  4. Michael Joswig, Ewgenij Gawrilow: Polymake,
  5. Konrad Polthier and Samy Khadem and Eike Preuss and Ulrich Reitebuch: JavaView Home Page,


The Mathematica notebook SnubCube.nb shows a way to compute the 3D data of a snub cube.

Submission information

Submitted: Fri Sep 1 16:24:12 MET 2000.
Accepted: Thu Oct 25 14:19:08 MDT 2001.

Author's Address

Ulrich Reitebuch
Technische Universität Berlin
Fachbereich Mathematik, MA 8-5
Straße des 17. Juni 136
D-10623 Berlin, Germany