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This highly symmetric molecule possesses many symmetry elements: It has 3 fourfold rotary-inversion axes, 4 threefold rotation axes, and 6 mirror planes.

The point group symmetry for this molecule is given the crystallographic symbol -4 3 m.

© Copyright 1997-2006.  Birkbeck College, University of London. Author(s): Jeremy Karl Cockcroft