Some further fullerenes
In general molecules in the form of cage-like polyhedra solely built
from carbon atoms are called fullerenes.
Fullerenes Cn can be constructed for n=20 and for all
They have n vertices (i.e. C-atoms), 3n/2 edges, 12 pentagonal
and (n-20)/2 hexagonal faces.
The most important member of the family of the fullerenes
last changed: January 23, 2001