Isolation, characterisation, and crystal and molecular structure of [Os6AuC(CO)20(μ-OMe)]

Caroline M. Hay, Brian F.G. Johnson, Jack Lewis, Neville D. Prior, Paul R. Raithby, Wing Tak Wong

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Treatment of [Os3(CO)10(μ-AuPEt3)(μ-COMe)] with [Os3(CO)10(NCMe)2] in refluxing toluene affords the new carbido compound [Os6AuC(CO)20(μ-OMe)] (1). A single-crystal X-ray structure analysis of 1 shows that an Os2fragment and an Os4carbido fragment are linked together by a gold atom.
Original languageEnglish
JournalJournal of Organometallic Chemistry
Issue number1-2
Publication statusPublished - 8 Jan 1991
Externally publishedYes

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Biochemistry
  • Physical and Theoretical Chemistry
  • Organic Chemistry
  • Inorganic Chemistry
  • Materials Chemistry


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