A polyiamond composed of six equilateral triangles. The 12 hexiamonds are illustrated above. They are given the names bar, crook, crown, sphinx, snake, yacht, chevron, signpost, lobster, hook, hexagon, and butterfly.

See also

Polyiamond, Hexiamond Tiling

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Weisstein, Eric W. "Hexiamond." From MathWorld--A Wolfram Web Resource.

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