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I found what's causing the strange behavior, but I haven't come up with a solution yet. It's strange, but basically, what's happening is that for some reason the UVs are different on different faces that share a same vertex.

For example,

--- Face: 0
0: -20.00 -20.00 0.00 [ 1.00 0.00 ]
2: -20.00 20.00 0.00 [ 1.00 1.00 ]
3: 20.00 20.00 0.00 [ 0.00 1.00 ]

Notice the UVs for vertex 0, they're 1.0, 0.0 further down the list we have:

--- Face: 4
0: -20.00 -20.00 0.00 [ 0.00 0.00 ]
1: 20.00 -20.00 0.00 [ 1.00 0.00 ]
5: 20.00 -20.00 40.00 [ 1.00 1.00 ]

Now they're 0.0, 0.0 which is wrong, and since this is being mapped directly into the vertex buffer, it's changing UVs that were already good.

So now I have to figure out why this is the case.
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If this is still considering the cube, the behaviour might be appropriate, depending on how the data is formatted.

Although a cube only has 8 vertices, each of these vertices may potentially need 3 texture coordinates (one for each face of the cube). So in practice, such a cube will have 3*8=24 vertices. These vertices each have a single texture coordinate set, whereas the original 8 would each have three sets.

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