Research Article: catena-Poly[[bis­(nitrato-κO)cobalt(II)]-bis­[μ-1,4-bis­(pyridin-3-ylmeth­oxy)benzene-κ2N:N′]]

Date Published: June 01, 2011

Publisher: International Union of Crystallography

Author(s): Ying Liu, Hong-Sen Zhang, Guang-Feng Hou, Jin-Sheng Gao.


In the title compound, [Co(NO3)2(C18H16N2O2)2]n, the CoII ion is located on an inversion center and is six-coordinated in an octa­hedral environment defined by four N atoms of the pyridine rings and two O atoms of the nitrate anions. The ligands link the CoII ions into a linear chain running along [201]. One O atom of the nitrate ligand is disordered over two positions with site-occupancy factors of 0.59 (4) and 0.41 (4).

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For the synthesis and background to our study of flexible pyridyl-based aromatic ligands, see: Liu et al. (2010a ▶,b ▶); Yu et al. (2010 ▶). For the isotypic Cu(II) compound, see: Zou et al. (2011 ▶).




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