(2,4,6-Trimethylphenyl)gold

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(2,4,6-Trimethylphenyl)gold
Crystal structure of (2,4,6-trimethylphenyl)gold
Pentameric form
Names
IUPAC name
(2,4,6-Trimethylphenyl)gold
Other names
Mesitylgold; Mesitylgold(I); (2,4,6-Trimethylphenyl)gold(I)
Identifiers
3D model (JSmol)
ChemSpider
Properties
Au
5
C
45
H
55
Molar mass 316.15 g mol−1
Except where otherwise noted, data are given for materials in their standard state (at 25 °C [77 °F], 100 kPa).
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(2,4,6-Trimethylphenyl)gold is a member of a special group of compounds where an aryl carbon atom acts as a bridge between two gold atoms. This compound is formed in a reaction between Au(CO)Cl and mesityl Grignard.[1] It crystallizes as a cyclical pentamer.[1]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b Gambarotta, Sandro; Floriani, Carlo; Chiesi-Villa, Angiola; Guastini, Carlo (1983). "A homoleptic arylgold(I) complex: Synthesis and structure of pentanuclear mesitylgold(I)". Journal of the Chemical Society, Chemical Communications (22): 1304. doi:10.1039/C39830001304.