Received 11 November 2013
aDepartment of Physics, Kalasalingam University, Krishnankoil 626 126, India,bLaboratory of X-ray Crystallography, Indian Institute of Chemical Technology, Hyderabad 500 007, India, and cDepartment of Organic Chemistry, University of Madras, Guindy Campus, Chennai 600 025, India
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In the title ferrocene derivative, [Fe(C5H5)(C9H8NO)], the dihedral angle between the enenitrile group and the substituted cyclopentadienyl ring is 71.2 (1)°. The cyclopentadienyl rings of the ferrocene moiety are arranged in an eclipsed conformation. The hydroxy group, and the corresponding methine H atom, are disordered over two sets of sites with site-occupancy factors of 0.744 (4) and 0.256 (4). An intramolecular C-HO close contact is observed. In the crystal, O-HN hydrogen bonds form a C(6) chain along .
Data collection: SMART (Bruker, 2001); cell refinement: SAINT (Bruker, 2001); data reduction: SAINT; program(s) used to solve structure: SHELXS97 (Sheldrick, 2008); program(s) used to refine structure: SHELXL2013 (Sheldrick, 2008); molecular graphics: ORTEP-3 for Windows (Farrugia, 2012) and PLATON (Spek, 2009); software used to prepare material for publication: SHELXL2013 and PLATON (Spek, 2009).
Supplementary data and figures for this paper are available from the IUCr electronic archives (Reference: ZQ2212 ).
SS acknowledges the Department of Science and Technology (DST), India, for providing computing facilities under the DST-Fast Track Scheme and also thanks the Vice Chancellor and management of Kalasalingam University, Krishnankoil, for their support and encouragement.
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