Osmium compounds: octaosmium trieicosacarbonyl

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The osmium in octaosmium trieicosacarbonyl formally is in the oxidation state 0.

Octaosmium trieicosacarbonyl

  • Formula as often written: Os8(CO)23
  • Hill system formula: C23O23Os8
  • CAS registry number: [37190-66-2]
  • Formula weight: 2166.072
  • Class: carbonyl complex organometallic

Synonyms

  • octaosmium trieicosacarbonyl
  • osmium(O) carbonyl
  • octaosmium 23 carbonyl
  • osmium carbonyl

Physical properties

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  • Melting point:
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Element analysis

Element percentages for the elements in octaosmium trieicosacarbonyl
Element %
C 12.75
O 16.99
Os 70.26

Synthesis

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Isotope pattern

What follows is the calculated isotope pattern for the Os8(CO)23 unit with the most intense ion set to 100%.

Formula: Os8C23O23

mass  %
2148   0.0 
2149 0.1
2150 0.2
2151 0.5
2152 0.9
2153 1.7 _
2154 3.1 __
2155 5.2 ___
2156 8.5 ____
2157 13.0 ______
2158 19.4 __________
2159 27.4 ______________
2160 37.4 ___________________
2161 48.6 ________________________
2162 61.0 ______________________________
2163 73.0 ____________________________________
2164 84.8 __________________________________________
2165 93.0 ______________________________________________
2166 99.7 __________________________________________________
2167 100.0 __________________________________________________
2168 99.1 __________________________________________________
2169 90.2 _____________________________________________
2170 82.7 _________________________________________
2171 67.2 __________________________________
2172 57.5 _____________________________
2173 40.3 ____________________
2174 32.6 ________________
2175 18.7 _________
2176 14.9 _______
2177 6.1 ___
2178 5.2 ___
2179 1.4 _
2180 1.0
2181 0.3
2182 0.1

References

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

  • R.T. Sanderson in Chemical Periodicity, Reinhold, New York, USA, 1960.
  • N.N. Greenwood and A. Earnshaw in Chemistry of the Elements, 2nd edition, Butterworth, UK, 1997.
  • F.A. Cotton, G. Wilkinson, C.A. Murillo, and M. Bochmann, in Advanced Inorganic Chemistry, John Wiley & Sons, 1999.
  • A.F. Trotman-Dickenson, (ed.) in Comprehensive Inorganic Chemistry, Pergamon, Oxford, UK, 1973.
  • 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.
  • D.R. Lide, (ed.) in Chemical Rubber Company handbook of chemistry and physics, CRC Press, Boca Raton, Florida, USA, 77th edition, 1996.
  • 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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