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Why are there eight $T$ magic state and twelve $H$ magic states?

I am learning magic state distillation. We can define the following two states: $$ |T\rangle \langle T | = \frac{1}{2}(I+\frac{1}{\sqrt{3}}(\sigma_x+\sigma_y+\sigma_z))$$ $$ |H\rangle \langle H | = \...