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The direct intercalation reaction of ferrocene (bis(η5-cyclopentadienyl)iron(II), Fc) with a highly hydrated layered zirconium phosphate (ZrP) resulted in the formation of the ferrocenium ion (Fc+) within the ZrP material. The Fc+-intercalated ZrP material has an interlayer distance of 10.7 Å. The intercalated material was used as an electron acceptor for the oxidation of both ferro-cytochrome c and the excited state of tris(2,2‘-bipyridine)ruthenium(II) ([Ru(bpy)3]2+). Upon contact of the material with a 1.5 × 10-5 M solution of ferro-cytochrome c, the UV−vis absorption spectrum shows the successful formation of ferri-cytochrome c. Luminescence spectroscopy shows that the Fc+-intercalated ZrP material quenches the luminescence of [Ru(bpy)3]2+. The excited-state quenching mechanism of [Ru(bpy)3]2+* by Fc+-intercalated ZrP follows a dynamic plus sphere of action model. The second-order dynamic quenching rate constant kq is 2.2 × 108 M-1 s-1.