Basis of a Bravais lattice

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Hi, take a look at the picture from my textbook, specifically the bottom part:

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there are five lattice points, shouldn't that mean that there are also 5 "small basis balls"? Or can they be "shared"? If so, they are not all oriented in the same way - is that not important since there's no special direction?
 

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That small sampling of 5 lattice points is not the full lattice. When you fill it out, all of the Basis parts are there.
For example, the 5-point one could have been shown this way:
XxXx
. XxXx
XxXx

or
XxXx
xXxX
XxXx
 

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