Date Published: April 01, 2012
Publisher: International Union of Crystallography
Author(s): Aloice O. Ogweno, Martin O. Onani.
The structure of the title compound, [Mo(C5H5)Cl(CO)3], reveals a pseudo-square-pyramidal piano-stool coordination around the MoII ion, which is surrounded by a cyclopentadienyl ring, three carbonyl groups and a chloride ligand.
For related structures, see: Chaiwasie & Fenn (1968 ▶); Churchill & Bueno (1981 ▶); Albright et al. (1978) ▶; Mays & Robb (1968 ▶). For applications of this class of compounds, see: Arzoumanian (1998 ▶); Freund et al. (2006 ▶); Karunadasa et al. (2010 ▶). For the synthesis, see: Amor et al. (2000 ▶); Atwood & Barbour (2003 ▶).