Received 24 April 2013
In the anion of the title compound, (C24H20P)[Fe3(C7H7Te)(CO)12], each Fe0 atom is coordinated by four CO ligands and a Te atom, resulting in a trigonal-bipyramidal coordination environment. The Te atom is coordinated by a 4-methylphenyl group and the Fe0 atoms in a distorted tetrahedral geometry. The average Te-Fe bond length is 2.574 (4) Å.
Data collection: CrystalClear (Rigaku/MSC, 2005); cell refinement: CrystalClear; data reduction: CrystalClear; program(s) used to solve structure: SHELXS97 (Sheldrick, 2008); program(s) used to refine structure: SHELXL97 (Sheldrick, 2008); molecular graphics: SHELXTL/PC (Sheldrick, 2008); software used to prepare material for publication: CrystalStructure (Rigaku/MSC, 2005).
Supplementary data and figures for this paper are available from the IUCr electronic archives (Reference: IM2431 ).
The authors are grateful to Sichuan Science and Technology Department (2012JY0115, 2011JY0052, 2010GZ0130) and the start-up foundation of Sichuan University of Science & Engineering (2011RC06) for financial support.
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