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Molybdenum hexacarbonyl

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Reaction thermochemistry data

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Data compiled as indicated in comments:
MS - José A. Martinho Simões
B - John E. Bartmess

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Individual Reactions

Molybdenum hexacarbonyl (solution) = C5MoO5 (solution) + Carbon monoxide (solution)

By formula: C6MoO6 (solution) = C5MoO5 (solution) + CO (solution)

Quantity Value Units Method Reference Comment
Deltar31.7 ± 1.4kcal/molKinSGraham and Angelici, 1967solvent: Decalin; The reaction enthalpy and entropy were identified with the enthalpy and entropy of activation for the reaction of Mo(CO)6(solution) with PBu3(solution).; MS
Deltar30.21kcal/molKinSWerner and Prinz, 1966solvent: n-Decane+cyclohexane mixture; The reaction enthalpy and entropy were identified with the enthalpy and entropy of activation for the reactions of Mo(CO)6(solution) with a phosphine and an amine. The results were quoted from Graham and Angelici, 1967.; MS

Molybdenum hexacarbonyl (g) = C5MoO5 (g) + Carbon monoxide (g)

By formula: C6MoO6 (g) = C5MoO5 (g) + CO (g)

Quantity Value Units Method Reference Comment
Deltar34.9 ± 5.0kcal/molKinGGanske and Rosenfeld, 1990MS
Deltar40.5 ± 3.0kcal/molLPHPLewis, Golden, et al., 1984The reaction enthalpy at 298 K relies on an activation energy of 39.01 kcal/mol and assumes a negligible activation barrier for product recombination. The enthalpy of formation relies on -218.8 ± 0.50 kcal/mol for the enthalpy of formation of Mo(CO)6(g); MS
Deltar30.21kcal/molKinGCetini and Gambino, 1963Please also see Graham and Angelici, 1967. The reaction enthalpy and entropy were identified with the enthalpy and entropy of activation for the reaction of Mo(CO)6(g) with CO(g) Cetini and Gambino, 1963. The results were quoted from Graham and Angelici, 1967.; MS

Molybdenum hexacarbonyl (solution) + Heptane (solution) = C12H16MoO5 (solution) + Carbon monoxide (solution)

By formula: C6MoO6 (solution) + C7H16 (solution) = C12H16MoO5 (solution) + CO (solution)

Quantity Value Units Method Reference Comment
Deltar32.3 ± 2.9kcal/molPACJohnson, Popov, et al., 1991solvent: Heptane; The reaction enthalpy relies on 0.67 for the quantum yield of CO dissociation.; MS
Deltar31.8 ± 1.3kcal/molPACMorse, Parker, et al., 1989solvent: Heptane; The reaction enthalpy relies on 0.67 for the quantum yield of CO dissociation; MS

Molybdenum hexacarbonyl (cr) = 6Carbon monoxide (g) + molybdenum (cr)

By formula: C6MoO6 (cr) = 6CO (g) + Mo (cr)

Quantity Value Units Method Reference Comment
Deltar77.89 ± 0.36kcal/molTD-HZCBarnes, Pilcher, et al., 1974Please also see Pedley and Rylance, 1977 and Tel'noi and Rabinovich, 1977.; MS
Deltar71.0 ± 1.0kcal/molTD-HFCConnor, Skinner, et al., 1972Please also see Pedley and Rylance, 1977 and Tel'noi and Rabinovich, 1977.; MS

Hydrogen anion + Molybdenum hexacarbonyl = (Hydrogen anion bullet Molybdenum hexacarbonyl)

By formula: H- + C6MoO6 = (H- bullet C6MoO6)

Quantity Value Units Method Reference Comment
Deltar44.0 ± 4.0kcal/molN/ALane and Squires, 1988gas phase; Hydride affinity between CH2=O and PhCH=O; B

Molybdenum hexacarbonyl (cr) + 31,3-Diazine (g) = C18H15MoN3O3 (cr) + 3Carbon monoxide (g)

By formula: C6MoO6 (cr) + 3C4H4N2 (g) = C18H15MoN3O3 (cr) + 3CO (g)

Quantity Value Units Method Reference Comment
Deltar-12.0 ± 1.7kcal/molHFCAdedeji, Connor, et al., 1978MS

C10H5MoNO5 (cr) + Carbon monoxide (g) = Molybdenum hexacarbonyl (g) + 1,3-Diazine (g)

By formula: C10H5MoNO5 (cr) + CO (g) = C6MoO6 (g) + C4H4N2 (g)

Quantity Value Units Method Reference Comment
Deltar14. ± 0.7kcal/molDSCDaamen, van der Poel, et al., 1979MS

Molybdenum hexacarbonyl (g) = C3MoO3 (g) + 3Carbon monoxide (g)

By formula: C6MoO6 (g) = C3MoO3 (g) + 3CO (g)

Quantity Value Units Method Reference Comment
Deltar105. ± 10.kcal/molMBPSVenkataraman, Hou, et al., 1990MS

References

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Data compilation copyright by the U.S. Secretary of Commerce on behalf of the U.S.A. All rights reserved.

Graham and Angelici, 1967
Graham, J.R.; Angelici, R.J., Inorg. Chem., 1967, 6, 2082. [all data]

Werner and Prinz, 1966
Werner, H.; Prinz, R., Chem. Ber., 1966, 99, 3582. [all data]

Ganske and Rosenfeld, 1990
Ganske, J.A.; Rosenfeld, R.N., J. Phys. Chem., 1990, 94, 4315. [all data]

Lewis, Golden, et al., 1984
Lewis, K.E.; Golden, D.M.; Smith, G.P., Organometallic bond dissociation energies: Laser pyrolysis of Fe(CO)5, Cr(CO)6, Mo(CO)6, and W(CO)6, J. Am. Chem. Soc., 1984, 106, 3905. [all data]

Cetini and Gambino, 1963
Cetini, G.; Gambino, O., Atti Accad. Sci. Torino, Classe Sci. Fis. Mat. Nat., 1963, 97, 757. [all data]

Johnson, Popov, et al., 1991
Johnson, F.P.A.; Popov, V.K.; George, M.W.; Bagratashvili, V.N.; Poliakoff, M.; Turner, J.J., Mendeleev Commun., 1991, 145.. [all data]

Morse, Parker, et al., 1989
Morse, J.M., Jr.; Parker, G.H.; Burkey, T.J., Organometallics, 1989, 8, 2471. [all data]

Barnes, Pilcher, et al., 1974
Barnes, D.S.; Pilcher, G.; Pittam, D.A.; Skinner, H.A.; Todd, D.; Virmani, Y., J. Less-Common Met., 1974, 36, 177. [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]

Tel'noi and Rabinovich, 1977
Tel'noi, V.I.; Rabinovich, I.B., Russ. Chem. Rev., 1977, 46, 689. [all data]

Connor, Skinner, et al., 1972
Connor, J.A.; Skinner, H.A.; Virmani, Y., Microcalorimetric studies. Thermal decomposition and iodination of metal carbonyls, J. Chem. Soc., Faraday Trans. 1, 1972, 68, 0, 1754, https://doi.org/10.1039/f19726801754 . [all data]

Lane and Squires, 1988
Lane, K.R.; Squires, R.R., Hydride Transfer to Transition Metal Carbonyls in the Gas Phase. Formation and Relative Stabilities of Anionic Formyl Complexes, Polyhedron, 1988, 7, 16-17, 1609, https://doi.org/10.1016/S0277-5387(00)81786-6 . [all data]

Adedeji, Connor, et al., 1978
Adedeji, F.A.; Connor, J.A.; Demain, C.P.; Martinho Simões, J.A.; Skinner, H.A.; Zafarani- Moattar, M.T., J. Organometal. Chem., 1978, 149, 333. [all data]

Daamen, van der Poel, et al., 1979
Daamen, H.; van der Poel, H.; Stufkens, D.J.; Oskam, A., Thermochim. Acta, 1979, 34, 69. [all data]

Venkataraman, Hou, et al., 1990
Venkataraman, B.; Hou, H.; Zhang, Z.; Chen, S.; Bandukwalla, G.; Vernon, M., J. Chem. Phys., 1990, 92, 5338. [all data]


Notes

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