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Bis(cyclopentadienyl)magnesium(II) Properties (Theoretical)

Compound Formula C10H10Mg
Molecular Weight 154.49
Appearance White to off-white powder, crystals, or chunks
Melting Point 180 °C
Boiling Point N/A
Density N/A
Solubility in H2O N/A
Exact Mass 154.063292
Monoisotopic Mass 154.063292

Bis(cyclopentadienyl)magnesium(II) Health & Safety Information

Signal Word Danger
Hazard Statements H228-H250-H261-H314
Hazard Codes F,C
Risk Codes 11-14-17-34
Safety Statements 8-26-36/37/39-43-45
RTECS Number N/A
Transport Information UN 3393 4.2/PG 1
WGK Germany 3

About Bis(cyclopentadienyl)magnesium(II)

Bis(cyclopentadienyl)magnesium(II) is one of numerous organometallic compounds manufactured by American Elements under the trade name AE Organometallics™. Organometallics are useful reagents, catalysts, and precursor materials with applications in thin film deposition, industrial chemistry, pharmaceuticals, LED manufacturing, and others. American Elements supplies organometallic compounds in most volumes including bulk quantities and also can produce materials to customer specifications. Most materials can be produced in high and ultra high purity forms (99%, 99.9%, 99.99%, 99.999%, and higher) and to many standard grades when applicable including Mil Spec (military grade), ACS, Reagent and Technical Grades, Pharmaceutical Grades, Optical, Semiconductor, and Electronics Grades. Please request a quote above for more information on pricing and lead time.

Bis(cyclopentadienyl)magnesium(II) Synonyms

Bis(cyclopentadienylmagnesium; bis(η5-cyclopentadienyl)magnesium(II); Magnesocene; MgCp; Bis(eta(5)-cyclopentadienyl)magnesium(II); dicyclopentadienyl magnesium; Magnesium, bis(eta5-2, 4-cyclopentadien-1-yl)-; Cp2Mg SSG (select semiconductor grade)

Chemical Identifiers

Linear Formula Mg(C5H5)2
MDL Number MFCD00134487
EC No. N/A
Beilstein/Reaxys No. N/A
Pubchem CID 24942211
IUPAC Name magnesium; cyclopenta-1,3-diene
SMILES [CH-]1C=CC=C1.[CH-]1C=CC=C1.[Mg+2]
InchI Identifier InChI=1S/2C5H5.Mg/c2*1-2-4-5-3-1;/h2*1-5H;/q2*-1;+2

Packaging Specifications

Typical bulk packaging includes palletized plastic 5 gallon/25 kg. pails, fiber and steel drums to 1 ton super sacks in full container (FCL) or truck load (T/L) quantities. Research and sample quantities and hygroscopic, oxidizing or other air sensitive materials may be packaged under argon or vacuum. Shipping documentation includes a Certificate of Analysis and Safety Data Sheet (SDS). Solutions are packaged in polypropylene, plastic or glass jars up to palletized 440 gallon liquid totes, and 36,000 lb. tanker trucks.

Related Elements

Magnesium Bohr ModelSee more Magnesium products. Magnesium (atomic symbol: Mg, atomic number: 12) is a Block S, Group 2, Period 3 element with an atomic mass of 24.3050. The number of electrons in each of Magnesium's shells is [2, 8, 2] and its electron configuration is [Ne] 3s2. The magnesium atom has a radius of 160 pm and a Van der Waals radius of 173 pm. Magnesium was discovered by Joseph Black in 1775 and first isolated by Sir Humphrey Davy in 1808. Magnesium is the eighth most abundant element in the earth's crust and the fourth most common element in the earth as a whole. Elemental MagnesiumIn its elemental form, magnesium has a shiny grey metallic appearance and is an extremely reactive. It is can be found in minerals such as brucite, carnallite, dolomite, magnesite, olivine and talc. Commercially, magnesium is primarily used in the creation of strong and lightweight aluminum-magnesium alloys, which have numerous advantages in industrial applications. The name "Magnesium" originates from a Greek district in Thessaly called Magnesia.


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