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This highly symmetric molecule possesses many symmetry elements: It has 3 fourfold rotation axes, 4 threefold rotation axes, 6 twofold rotation axes, a point of inversion, 9 mirror planes, plus -3 and -4 axes.
The point-group symmetry for this molecule is given the crystallographic symbol 4/m -3 2/m, which is usually shortened to m -3 m.
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