Research Article: Tetra­aqua­{5-[(pyridin-2-yl­methyl­idene)amino]benzene-1,3-dicarboxyl­ato-κ2N,N′}nickel(II) tetra­hydrate

Date Published: July 01, 2012

Publisher: International Union of Crystallography

Author(s): Huan-Huan Wang, Guang-He Duan, Lin Wang, Ya-Bo Xie.


The title structure, [Ni(C14H8N2O4)(H2O)4]·4H2O, contains a mononuclear NiII complex formed by a chelating bidentate Schiff base and by four Ni-bonded water mol­ecules. The NiII atom is in a distorted octa­hedral coordination by two N atoms in a cis disposition [Ni—N = 2.0753 (16) and 2.1048 (16) Å] and by four water O atoms [Ni—O = 2.0500 (15)–2.0822 (15) Å]. The crystal structure is completed by four further non-coordinating water mol­ecules and all constituents are linked in a three-dimensional manner by an extensive system of 16 O—H⋯O hydrogen bonds.

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For related coordination compounds, see: Buffin et al. (2004 ▶); Datta et al. (2005 ▶); Jiang et al. (2007 ▶).




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