[Fe(bipy)3]2+
Iron(II) bipyridyl ion
C
30
H
24
Fe
1
N
6
  Charge = +2
 
Real ion.

Gram formula weight (molecular mass) = 524.39


The iron(II) bipyridyl complex ion has an intense red colour caused by an interaction between the metal and the ligand pi-systems. It is a thermodynamically stable chelate complex.

Iron(II) bipyridyl ion
is defined with respect to the entities below:
The entities below are defined with respect to:
Iron(II) bipyridyl ion
Chelate (AS/A2 generic)


Complex (AS/A2 generic)


Real complex ion (generic)


Type 23 Lewis acid/base complex (generic)


VSEPR geometry = AX6 (generic)


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