Heterobimetallic compounds linked by heterodifunctional ligands: Synthesis and X-ray crystal structure of (CO)4MnMo(CO)3[η5-C5H 4P(C6H5)2]

Charles P. Casey, R Morris Bullock, William C. Fultz, Arnold L. Rheingold

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Three new heterobimetallic compounds, (CO)4MnMo(CO)35-C5H 4P(C6H5)2], 1, (CO)4MnMo(CO)3-[η5-C5H 4P(C6H4-p-CH3)2], 2, and (CO)4ReMo(CO)35-C5H 4P(C6H4-p-CH3)2], 3, have been prepared. 1 was prepared by reaction of Li+5-C5H4P(C6H 5)2]Mo(CO)3 -, 4, with [(CO)4MnBr]2. Similarly, 2 was prepared by reacting Li+5-C5H4P(C6H 4-p-CH3)2]Mo(CO)3 -, 5, with [(CO)4MnBr]2, and 3 was prepared from 5 and [(CO)4ReBr]2. 1 was structurally characterized by X-ray crystallography. 1 crystallizes in the space group Pbca [D2h 15] with Z = 8 and orthorhombic unit cell dimensions of a = 11.782 (2) Å, b = 17.215 (3) Å, and c = 23.129 (6) Å. The Mo-Mn bond length is 3.054 (1) Å.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)1591-1596
Number of pages6
Issue number12
Publication statusPublished - 1982


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  • Inorganic Chemistry
  • Organic Chemistry

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