ferrocene

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ferrocene

(ˈfɛrəʊˌsiːn)
n
(Elements & Compounds) a reddish-orange insoluble crystalline compound. Its molecules have an iron atom sandwiched between two cyclopentadiene rings. Formula: Fe(C5H5)2
[C20: from ferro- + c(yclopentadi)ene]
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