Osmocene

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Osmocene
Osmocene.svg
Identifiers
CAS number 1273-81-0 YesY
Properties
Molecular formula C10H10Os
Molar mass 320.42 g mol−1
Except where noted otherwise, data are given for materials in their standard state (at 25 °C (77 °F), 100 kPa)
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Infobox references

Osmocene is an organoosmium compound found as a white solid. It is a metallocene.

Osmocene is commercially available. It may be prepared by the reaction of osmium tetroxide with hydrobromic acid, followed by zinc and cyclopentadiene.[1]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Bobyens, J. C. A.; Levendis, D. C.; Bruce, Michael I.; Williams, Michael L. (1986). "Crystal structure of osmocene, Os(η-C5H5)2". Journal of Crystallographic and Spectroscopic Research 16 (4): 519. doi:10.1007/BF01161040.