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Need clarity, kindly explain! Iron carbonyl, Fe(CO)5 is

Iron carbonyl, Fe(CO)5 is

  • Option 1)

    trinuclear

  • Option 2)

    mononuclear

  • Option 3)

    tetranuclear

  • Option 4)

    dinuclear

 
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As we learnt that

Mononuclear Coordination entity -

Contain a single central metal atom

- wherein

\left [ Ni\left ( Co \right ) _{4}\right ]

Only single metal Ni

 

 In Fe(CO)5 has only one metal atom so it is mononuclear complex.

 


Option 1)

trinuclear

This is incorrect.

Option 2)

mononuclear

This is correct.

Option 3)

tetranuclear

This is incorrect.

Option 4)

dinuclear

This is incorrect.

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