4-8-12 diamond

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4-8-12 diamond
x = 12, y = 9, rule = B3/S23 4b4o2$2b8o2$12o2$2b8o2$4b4o! #C [[ THUMBSIZE 2 THEME 6 GRID GRIDMAJOR 0 SUPPRESS THUMBLAUNCH ]] #C [[ AUTOSTART THUMBSIZE 2 GPS 16 PAUSE 3 LOOP 60 ]]
Pattern type Pure glider generator
Number of cells 36
Bounding box 12×9
Discovered by Honeywell group
Year of discovery 1971

The 4-8-12 diamond is a pure glider generator that was first described in Lifeline Volume 1. It evolves into four gliders (one heading in each diagonal direction) after 15 generations.

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