Decamethyldizincocene, a Stable Compound of Zn(I) with a Zn-Zn Bond

@article{Resa2004DecamethyldizincoceneAS,
  title={Decamethyldizincocene, a Stable Compound of Zn(I) with a Zn-Zn Bond},
  author={Irene Resa and Ernesto Carmona and Enrique Guti{\'e}rrez‐Puebla and {\'A}ngeles Monge},
  journal={Science},
  year={2004},
  volume={305},
  pages={1136 - 1138}
}
Unlike mercury, which has an extensive +1 oxidation state chemistry, zinc usually adopts the +2 oxidation state. Decamethyldizincocene, Zn2(η5-C5Me5)2, an organometallic compound of Zn(I) formally derived from the dimetallic [Zn–Zn]2+ unit, has been isolated from the low-temperature (–10°C) reaction of Zn(C5Me5)2 and Zn(C2H5)2 in diethyl ether. X-ray studies show that it contains two eclipsed Zn(η5-C5Me5) fragments with a Zn–Zn distance (± standard deviation) of 2.305(±3) angstroms, indicative… 
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