pyritohedron


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pyritohedron

[pə¦rīd·ō′hē·drən]
(crystallography)
A dodecahedral crystal with 12 irregular pentagonal faces; it is characteristic of pyrite. Also known as pentagonal dodecahedron; pyritoid; regular dodecahedron.