Received 5 August 2013
In the title compound, [Fe(C5H5)(C25H17Cl3N3O)], the isolated cyclopentadienyl (Cp) ring is disordered over two set of sites in a 0.577 (8):0.423 (8) ratio. The dihedral angle between the other Cp ring and its attached benzene ring is 13.6 (3)°, and that between the benzene ring and the guanidine group is 64.8 (2)°. One of the N-H groups forms both an intra- and an intermolecular N-HO hydrogen bond; the other N-H group does not form any hydrogen bonds. In the crystal, pairs of the intermolecular N-HO hydrogen bonds link the molecules into inversion dimers.
Data collection: APEX2 (Bruker, 2009); cell refinement: SAINT (Bruker, 2009); data reduction: SAINT; program(s) used to solve structure: SHELXS97 (Sheldrick, 2008); program(s) used to refine structure: SHELXL97 (Sheldrick, 2008); molecular graphics: ORTEP-3 for Windows (Farrugia, 2012) and PLATON (Spek, 2009); software used to prepare material for publication: WinGX (Farrugia, 2012) and PLATON.
Supplementary data and figures for this paper are available from the IUCr electronic archives (Reference: HB7118 ).
The authors acknowledge the provision of funds for the purchase of the diffractometer and encouragement by Dr Muhammad Akram Chaudhary, Vice Chancellor, University of Sargodha, Pakistan.
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