I'm trying to draw a molecule using chemfig in a way which is shown in the following picture:

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The side-rings are not supposed to be attached to a specific atom, to clarify that this substance is an isomeric mixture. Is it possible to accomplish something like this using chemfig?

I'm using the following code to draw one of the isomers.


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all in one solution


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You can separate this into 3 pieces and overlap them by adding negative space between them. Of course the spacing and height of the raised portion can be adjusted to your liking.

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\hspace{-.3cm}\raisebox{.5 cm}{\chemfig{*6(----(-[:90])--)}}


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