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Dicobalt octacarbonyl


Reaction thermochemistry data

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Data compiled by: José A. Martinho Simões

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Individual Reactions

Dicobalt octacarbonyl (solution) + Hydrogen (solution) = 2Cobalt, tetracarbonylhydro- (solution)

By formula: C8Co2O8 (solution) + H2 (solution) = 2C4HCoO4 (solution)

Quantity Value Units Method Reference Comment
Deltar4.7 ± 0.2kcal/molEqSRathke, Klingler, et al., 1992solvent: Supercritical carbon dioxide; Temperature range: 333-453 K. The results corrected for 1 atm pressure of H2 are 3.99 kcal/mol and -17.6 J/(mol K) Rathke, Klingler, et al., 1992
Deltar3.1 ± 0.2kcal/molEqSBor, 1986solvent: n-Hexane; Temperature range: ca. 300-420 K
Deltar6.31kcal/molKinSAlemdaroglu, Penninger, et al., 1976solvent: n-Heptane; The reaction enthalpy relies on the experimental values for the forward and reverse activation enthalpies, 72.4 and 11.0 kcal/mol, respectively Alemdaroglu, Penninger, et al., 1976. A rather different value has, however, been reported for the activation enthalpy of the forward reaction, 25.00 kcal/mol Ungváry, 1972
Deltar6.60kcal/molEqSAlemdaroglu, Penninger, et al., 1976solvent: n-Heptane; Temperature range: 353-428 K
Deltar3.20kcal/molEqSUngváry, 1972solvent: n-Heptane; Temperature range: 307-428 K. The results corrected for 1 atm pressure of H2 are 4.30 kcal/mol and -10.9 J/(mol K) Rathke, Klingler, et al., 1992

Dicobalt octacarbonyl (g) = 2Cobalt, tetracarbonyl (g)

By formula: C8Co2O8 (g) = 2C4CoO4 (g)

Quantity Value Units Method Reference Comment
Deltar15.kcal/molESTConnor, 1977Please also see Pilcher and Skinner, 1982 and Martinho Simões and Beauchamp, 1990. The enthalpy of formation relies on -283.0 ± 1.6 kcal/mol for the enthalpy of formation of Co2(CO)8(g).
Deltar14. ± 3.1kcal/molEG/EIMSBidinosti and McIntyre, 1970The reaction enthalpy includes an estimated correction to 298 K. A value of 14.5 ± 2.0 kcal/mol was reported at an average temperature of 330 K Bidinosti and McIntyre, 1970.

Dicobalt octacarbonyl (solution) = C7Co2O7 (solution) + Carbon monoxide (solution)

By formula: C8Co2O8 (solution) = C7Co2O7 (solution) + CO (solution)

Quantity Value Units Method Reference Comment
Deltar22.2kcal/molKinSUngváry and Markó, 1974solvent: Heptane; Temperature range: 298-328 K
Deltar21.0kcal/molKinSUngváry, 1972solvent: Heptane; Temperature range: 307-337 K

0.5Dicobalt octacarbonyl (solution) + sodium (cr) = C4CoNaO4 (solution)

By formula: 0.5C8Co2O8 (solution) + Na (cr) = C4CoNaO4 (solution)

Quantity Value Units Method Reference Comment
Deltar-75.9 ± 2.7kcal/molRSCKiss, Nolan, et al., 1994solvent: Tetrahydrofuran; The reaction enthalpy was calculated from the enthalpies of the following reactions: 0.5Co2(CO)8(solution) + (Na)(Ph2CO)(solution) = (Na)[Co(CO)4](solution) + Ph2CO(solution), -37.4 ± 2.6 kcal/mol, and Ph2CO(solution) + Na(cr) = (Na)(Ph2CO)(solution), -38.50 ± 0.60 kcal/mol Kiss, Nolan, et al., 1994.

Dimanganese decacarbonyl (solution) + Dicobalt octacarbonyl (solution) = 2C9CoMnO9 (solution)

By formula: C10Mn2O10 (solution) + C8Co2O8 (solution) = 2C9CoMnO9 (solution)

Quantity Value Units Method Reference Comment
Deltar0.79 ± 0.31kcal/molEqSKlingler R.J. and Rathke, 1992solvent: Supercritical carbon dioxide; Temperature range: 353-453 K

2Dicobalt octacarbonyl (solution) = C12Co4O12 (solution) + 4Carbon monoxide (solution)

By formula: 2C8Co2O8 (solution) = C12Co4O12 (solution) + 4CO (solution)

Quantity Value Units Method Reference Comment
Deltar29.49 ± 0.50kcal/molEqSBor and Dietler, 1980solvent: Hexane; Temperature range: 378-418 K

C13H10NaO (solution) + 0.5Dicobalt octacarbonyl (solution) = C4CoNaO4 (solution) + Benzophenone (solution)

By formula: C13H10NaO (solution) + 0.5C8Co2O8 (solution) = C4CoNaO4 (solution) + C13H10O (solution)

Quantity Value Units Method Reference Comment
Deltar-37.4 ± 2.6kcal/molRSCKiss, Nolan, et al., 1994solvent: Tetrahydrofuran

Dicobalt octacarbonyl (cr) = 8Carbon monoxide (g) + 2cobalt (cr)

By formula: C8Co2O8 (cr) = 8CO (g) + 2Co (cr)

Quantity Value Units Method Reference Comment
Deltar87.0 ± 2.0kcal/molTD-HFCConnor, Skinner, et al., 1973Please also see Pedley and Rylance, 1977.

References

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Rathke, Klingler, et al., 1992
Rathke, J.W.; Klingler, R.J.; Krause, T.R., Organometallics, 1992, 11, 585. [all data]

Bor, 1986
Bor, G., Pure & Appl. Chem., 1986, 58, 543. [all data]

Alemdaroglu, Penninger, et al., 1976
Alemdaroglu, N.H.; Penninger, J.M.L.; Oltay, E., Monatsh. Chem., 1976, 107, 1043. [all data]

Ungváry, 1972
Ungváry, F., J. Organometal. Chem., 1972, 36, 363. [all data]

Connor, 1977
Connor, J.A., Top. Curr. Chem., 1977, 71, 71. [all data]

Pilcher and Skinner, 1982
Pilcher, G.; Skinner, H.A., In The Chemistry of the Metal-Carbon Bond Wiley: New York, Hartley, F. R.; Patai, S., ed(s)., 1982. [all data]

Martinho Simões and Beauchamp, 1990
Martinho Simões, J.A.; Beauchamp, J.L., Chem. Rev., 1990, 90, 629. [all data]

Bidinosti and McIntyre, 1970
Bidinosti, D.R.; McIntyre, N.S., Mass spectrometric study of the thermal decomposition of dimanganese decacarbonyl and dicobalt octacarbonyl, Can. J. Chem., 1970, 48, 593. [all data]

Ungváry and Markó, 1974
Ungváry, F.; Markó, L., J. Organometal. Chem., 1974, 71, 283. [all data]

Kiss, Nolan, et al., 1994
Kiss, G.; Nolan, S.P.; Hoff, C.D., Inorg. Chim. Acta, 1994, 227, 285. [all data]

Klingler R.J. and Rathke, 1992
Klingler R.J.; Rathke, J.W., Inorg. Chem., 1992, 31, 804. [all data]

Bor and Dietler, 1980
Bor, G.; Dietler, U.K., J. Organometal. Chem., 1980, 191, 295. [all data]

Connor, Skinner, et al., 1973
Connor, J.A.; Skinner, H.A.; Virmani, Y., High temperature microcalorimetric studies of the thermal decomposition and iodination of polynuclear carbonyls of Fe, Co, Ru, Rh, Re, Os and Ir, Faraday Symp. Chem. Soc., 1973, 8, 18, https://doi.org/10.1039/fs9730800018 . [all data]

Pedley and Rylance, 1977
Pedley, J.B.; Rylance, J., Computer Analysed Thermochemical Data: Organic and Organometallic Compounds, University of Sussex, Brigton, 1977. [all data]


Notes

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