Date Published: May 01, 2011
Publisher: International Union of Crystallography
Author(s): Dennis S. Mkhize, Vincent O. Nyamori, Muhammad D. Bala.
The title compound, [Fe(C5H5)(C8H9S)(CO)2], is a three-legged piano-stool iron(II) complex that is characterized by a thioethyl-linked phenyl ring and a cyclopentadienyl moiety that occupies the apical coordination site. The two aromatic rings are essentially planar with the same maximum deviation of 0.009 Å. The mean planes of the phenyl and cyclopentadienyl rings bisect at an acute angle of 50.08°.
For general background and related synthesis, see: King & Bisnette (1965a ▶,b ▶); Theys et al. (2009 ▶); Nyamori et al. (2008 ▶). For related structures, see: O’Connor et al. (1987 ▶).