Osmium compounds: pentaosmium hexadecacarbonyl

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The osmium in pentaosmium hexadecacarbonyl formally is in the oxidation state 0.

Pentaosmium hexadecacarbonyl

  • Formula as often written: Os5(CO)16
  • Hill system formula: C16O16Os5
  • CAS registry number: [60109-68-4]
  • Formula weight: 1399.312
  • Class: carbonyl complex organometallic

Synonyms

  • pentaosmium hexadecacarbonyl
  • osmium(O) carbonyl
  • osmium carbonyl
  • osmium hexadecacarbonyl

Physical properties

  • Colour: pink-red
  • Appearance: crystalline solid
  • Melting point:
  • Boiling point:
  • Density:

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Element analysis

Element percentages for the elements in pentaosmium hexadecacarbonyl
Element %
C 13.73
O 18.29
Os 67.97

Synthesis

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Isotope pattern

What follows is the calculated isotope pattern for the Os5(CO)16 unit with the most intense ion set to 100%.

Formula: Os5C16O16

mass  %
1385   0.0 
1386 0.1
1387 0.3
1388 0.9
1389 1.8 _
1390 3.8 __
1391 7.1 ____
1392 12.7 ______
1393 20.1 __________
1394 31.2 ________________
1395 43.1 ______________________
1396 59.1 ______________________________
1397 70.9 ___________________________________
1398 86.9 ___________________________________________
1399 90.2 _____________________________________________
1400 100.0 __________________________________________________
1401 86.6 ___________________________________________
1402 89.8 _____________________________________________
1403 61.8 _______________________________
1404 61.2 _______________________________
1405 28.4 ______________
1406 33.1 _________________
1407 6.2 ___
1408 10.0 _____
1409 1.8 _
1410 0.4
1411 0.0

References

The data on these compounds pages are assembled and adapted from the primary literature and several other sources including the following.

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  • R.W.G. Wyckoff, in Crystal Structures, volume 1, Interscience, John Wiley & Sons, 1963.
  • A.R.West in Basic solid state chemistry Chemistry, John Wiley & Sons, 1999.
  • A.F. Wells in Structural inorganic chemistry, 4th edition, Oxford, UK, 1975.
  • J.D.H. Donnay, (ed.) in Crystal data determinative tables, ACA monograph number 5, American Crystallographic Association, USA, 1963.
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  • J.W. Mellor in A comprehensive treatise on inorganic and theoretical chemistry, volumes 1-16, Longmans, London, UK, 1922-1937.
  • J.E. Macintyre (ed.) in Dictionary of inorganic compounds, volumes 1-3, Chapman & Hall, London, UK, 1992.

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