iron pentacarbonyl


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iron pentacarbonyl

[′ī·ərn ‚pen·tə′kär·bə‚nil]
(inorganic chemistry)
Fe(CO)5 An oily liquid that decomposes upon exposure to light, soluble in most organic solvents; used as a source of a pure iron catalyst and for magnet cores. Also known as iron carbonyl.
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