Stannocene

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Stannocene
Stannocene.png
Names
IUPAC name
  • Stannocene
  • Bis(η5-cyclopentadienyl)tin(II)
Other names
  • Bis(cyclopentadienyl)tin
  • Di(cyclopentadienyl)tin
Identifiers
3D model (JSmol)
  • InChI=1S/2C5H5.Sn/c2*1-2-4-5-3-1;/h2*1-5H;/q2*-1;+2
    Key: CRQFNSCGLAXRLM-UHFFFAOYSA-N
  • [cH-]1cccc1.[cH-]1cccc1.[Sn+2]
Properties
C10H10Sn
Molar mass 248.900 g·mol−1
Structure[2]
orthorhombic
Pbcm, No.57
a = 5.835 Å, b = 25.385 Å, c = 12.785 Å
8 formula per cell
Except where otherwise noted, data are given for materials in their standard state (at 25 °C [77 °F], 100 kPa).

Stannocene is an organometallic compound with the formula Sn(C5H5)2. It is a metallocene that can be produced efficiently from cyclopentadienyl sodium and tin(II) chloride.[3] Unlike in ferrocene the two cyclopentadienyl rings are not parallel.[4]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Stannocene
  2. ^ Atwood, Jerry L.; Hunter, William E; Cowley, Alan H.; Jones, Richard A.; Stewart, Constantine A. "X-Ray Crystal Structures of Bis(cyclopentadienyl)tin and Bis(pentamethylcyclopentadienyl)lead". J. Chem. Soc., Chem. Commun.
  3. ^ Janiak, Christpher (2010), "Stannocene as cyclopentadienyl transfer agent in transmetallation reactions with lanthanide metals for the synthesis of tris(cyclopentadienyl)lanthanides", Zeitschrift für anorganische und allgemeine Chemie, 636 (13–14): 2387–2390, doi:10.1002/zaac.201000239
  4. ^ Smith, P. J. (2012). Chemistry of Tin. Springer Science & Business Media. ISBN 9789401149389.