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Acta Cryst. (2013). E69, m651
[ doi:10.1107/S1600536813030432 ]


M. Haehnel, A. Spannenberg and U. Rosenthal

Abstract: In the title compound, [Co4(C5H5)4([mu]3-CCH2SiMe3)([mu]3-H)], the Co atoms form a distorted tetra­hedron with the ethyl­idyne moiety bridging three of the Co atoms as well as the hydrido ligand also bridging three of the Co atoms. The Co-Co bond lengths in the Co4 tetrahedron vary from 2.3844 (4) to 2.4608 (4) Å. Each Co atom is additionally [eta]5-bonded to a cyclopentadienyl (Cp) anion.

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