The Point Group of symmetries of the Octahedron, denoted . It is also the symmetry group of the Cube, Cuboctahedron, and Truncated Octahedron. It has symmetry operations , , , , , , , , , and (Cotton 1990).

**References**

Cotton, F. A. *Chemical Applications of Group Theory, 3rd ed.* New York: Wiley, p. 47-49, 1990.

Lomont, J. S. ``Octahedral Group.'' §3.10.D in *Applications of Finite Groups.* New York: Dover, p. 81, 1987.

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