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I was studying carbon compounds and this popped up in my mind:

This is what came to my mind while studying

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    $\begingroup$ You can try googling "[3.3.3.3]fenestrane" or "pyramidane" for some info $\endgroup$ – orthocresol Jan 8 '18 at 13:08
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    $\begingroup$ Wikipedia says this: Pyramidane ([3.3.3.3]fenestrane) is the smallest possible fenestrane, and has never been synthesised $\endgroup$ – bon Jan 8 '18 at 13:12
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    $\begingroup$ fenetre is french for window. nice name for this compound! $\endgroup$ – samjoe Jan 8 '18 at 13:14
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    $\begingroup$ If that matter window is fenestram in latin. I never understood why there are continuing references to French words. Surely french chemists did a lot. But the assonance to a french word will be likely found for the same word in all neo latin languages. Just to say that the history of a named compound might or not have to do with France or french chemists. $\endgroup$ – Alchimista Jan 8 '18 at 14:25
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    $\begingroup$ @samjoe FYI fenestra is window in Latin. $\endgroup$ – Mithoron Jan 8 '18 at 14:37

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