Eclipsed Ferrocene D5h



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Eclipsed Ferrocene contains a C5 main rotation axis with 5 perpendicular C2 axes. There is a S5 improper rotation axis. There are also 5 σv planes and a σh plane. Hence it belongs in the D5h point group.

Symmetry of Staggered Ferrocene Symmetry of Twisted Ferrocene

Improper Rotations Explained


Pointgroup Flow Chart

Dnd | Dnh | Dn Pointgroups