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buckminsterfullerene

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From the name of Richard Buckminster Fuller, inventor of the geodesic dome, +‎ -ene.

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buckminsterfullerene (plural buckminsterfullerenes)

  1. An allotrope of carbon having a hollow molecule consisting of 60 atoms arranged in 12 pentagonal and 20 hexagonal faces to form a truncated icosahedron; the smallest of the fullerenes.

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