Transition metal complexes of the weakly coordinating carborane anion [CB11H12]-: The first isolation and structural characterisation of an intermediate in a silver salt metathesis reaction

Nathan J. Patmore, Jonathan W. Steed, Andrew S. Weller

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Reaction between CpMo(CO)3I and Ag[CB11H12] eventually affords CpMo(CO)3(n1-CB11H12), via the dimeric compound [CpMo(CO)3I·Ag{CB11H12}]2 which represents the first structurally characterised intermediate in a silver salt metathesis reaction.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)1055-1056
Number of pages2
JournalChemical Communications
Issue number12
Early online date26 May 2000
Publication statusPublished - 21 Jun 2000
Externally publishedYes


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