Research Article: Bromido(2,4,6-trimethyl­phen­yl)mercury(II)

Date Published: April 01, 2012

Publisher: International Union of Crystallography

Author(s): Frank Meyer-Wegner, Hans-Wolfram Lerner, Tanja Sinke, Michael Bolte.


Mol­ecules of the title compound, [HgBr(C9H11)], are located on a crystallographic twofold rotation axis. Due to the mol­ecular symmetry, the HgII atom is linearly coordinated by the ipso-C of the mesityl group and the Br atom. In the crystal, mol­ecules lie in planes parallel to (001).

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For dimesityl-mercury, see: Hayashi et al. (2011 ▶). For the synthesis of Hg[Mes]2, see: Hübner et al. (2010 ▶).