Received 21 November 2012
The asymmetric unit of the title compound, [Fe(C11H19Si)2], consists of one half of a ferrocene derivative. The FeII atom lies on a twofold rotation axis, giving an eclipsed conformation for the cyclopentadienyl ligands. No significant intermolecular interactions are observed in the crystal structure.
Data collection: APEX2 (Bruker, 2005); cell refinement: SAINT (Bruker, 2005); data reduction: SAINT; program(s) used to solve structure: SHELXS97 (Sheldrick, 2008); program(s) used to refine structure: SHELXL97 (Sheldrick, 2008); molecular graphics: SHELXTL (Sheldrick, 2008); software used to prepare material for publication: SHELXTL and PLATON (Spek, 2009).
Supplementary data and figures for this paper are available from the IUCr electronic archives (Reference: IS5223 ).
AA thanks Azarbaijan Shahid Madani University for financial support. CJZ and JTE thank University of Akron for the X-ray facility.
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