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Title

Reactivity of Dithiocarbamates of Dimolybdenum. 3.1 Crystal and Molecular Structure of Oxobis[(diethylcarbamodithioato)(tetrahydrofuran)iodooxomolybdenum(V)]

Document Type

Article

Publication Date

9-1986

Publication Title

Inorganic Chemistry

ISSN

0020-1669

Volume

25

Issue/No.

19

First Page

3458

Last Page

3461

Peer Reviewed

1

Abstract

The molybdenum (V) compound Mo2O3(dtc)2(THF)2I2 has been synthesized by iodine oxidation of Mo2(dtc)4, which is obtained from reaction of 4 equiv of sodium diethyldithiocarbamate trihydrate with 1 equiv of molybdenum acetate. The green Mo2(dtc)4 complex has the molybdenum acetate structure with four bridging dithiocarbamates. The molecular structure of the Mo(V) compound has been determined: The crystalline compound belongs to triclinic space group P1 with a = 8.055 (2) Å, b = 9.136 (3) Å, c = 11.551 (5) Å, α = 109.91 (2)°, β = 95.47 (2)°, and γ = 98.24 (2)°. The volume of the unit cell is 7.814 (6) Å3 with Z = 1. The structure was refined to RF = 4.33%. The complex exhibits a planar trans-O—Mo—O—Mo—O unit. In addition, the coordination sphere contains one THF per molybdenum, which exhibits an unusually long Mo-O(THF) bond.

Comments

©1986 American Chemical Society

DOI

10.1021/ic00239a028

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