Date Published: August 01, 2009
Publisher: International Union of Crystallography
Author(s): Yew Sent Wong, Chew Hee Ng, Seik Weng Ng.
The CuII atom in the title compound, [Cu(C5H7O2)Cl(C12H8N2)], shows a distorted square-planar coordination; the chelating N and O atoms occupy the basal sites and the Cl atom the apical site. The square-pyramidal character along the Berry D3h–C4v pseudorotation pathway is 92%.
For the synthesis and electronic spectrum, see: Kwik & Ang (1978 ▶). For isostructural CuBr(C12H8N2)(C5H7O2), see: Onawumi et al. (2008 ▶).