An unusual 13-vertex closo-carbacobaltaborane; synthesis and molecular structure of [1-Me-4-(Et3P)-μ4,6-or-7-{Co(PEt3)2-μ-(H)2}-1,2,4-C2CoB10H10]

Geoffrey K. Barker, Maria P. Garcia, Michael Green, F. Gordon A. Stone, Alan J. Welch

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Reaction (room temperature, toluene) of closo-1-Me-1,2-C2B10H11 with two equivalents of [Co(PEt3)4] affords the title compound, structurally identified by X-ray crystallography.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)137-139
Number of pages3
JournalJournal of the Chemical Society, Chemical Communications
Issue number3
Publication statusPublished - 1983

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  • Molecular Medicine


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