Alternative D24 Sphere

This is a Truncated Sphere D24.

This die is inspired by the repulsion force polyhedra. In fact, the underlying polyhedron (not rounded) looks like the two shapes that can be obtained through this technique with 24 points repulsing each others (two Pentagonal Icositetrahedra).
Actually, I calculated the positions of those points to have a maximal radius for the circles resulting from the intersection of this underlying polyhedron with a sphere. The result is a truncated sphere with 24 circular faces of same radius.

See this thread for more informations.

Available Truncated Sphere Dice: D4, D6, D7, D8, D9, D10, D%, D11, D12, D13, D14, D15, D16, D17, D18, D20, D24, D32, D33
Alternative shapes: alt D8, 3-fold D10 (rounded), 3-fold D10 (pointed), 4-fold D10, 5-folded D10 (pointed), Alt D24 (snub)
Coming soon: D22, D50
Related dice: Concave D4, Concave D6, D4 Shell, D8 Shell.

Dimensions

IN: 0.824 w x 0.822 d x 0.817 h
CM: 2.092 w x 2.088 d x 2.074 h

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Yes, compared to the classical D24 (based on the deltoidal icositatrahedron) the faces seems to have been mixed up... ;-)
October 13, 2011, 8:16 pm
This is one strange dice.
October 13, 2011, 8:15 am
 
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