Nicholson, B. K., Scott, J. M., Clemente, D. A. & Robinson, W. T. (2008). (Chloromethyl)pentacarbonylmanganese(I): a crystal structure with a non-crystallographic centre of symmetry. Structural Chemistry, 19 (3), 489-492.
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There are two molecules in the asymmetric unit of the P2₁/c unit cell of ClCH₂Mn(CO)₅, the first halomethyl complex of manganese to be structurally determined. The molecules are crystallographically independent, despite an apparent local centre of symmetry. The average bond parameters include Mn–Calkyl 2.128(8) Å, C–Cl 1.811(8) Å and Mn–C–Cl 116.4(4)°
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