Acta Crystallographica Section C

Crystal Structure Communications

Volume 69, Part 3 (March 2013)


metal-organic compounds



Acta Cryst. (2013). C69, 216-218    [ doi:10.1107/S0108270113002916 ]

A two-dimensional silver-iodide organic network constructed from a unique [Ag6I6] hexa­gonal prism-based one-dimensional column motif

S. Yuan, S.-S. Liu, H.-F. Lu, M.-Z. Xu and D. Sun

Abstract: A novel two-dimensional coordination polymer, poly[[[mu]2-1,3-bis­(2-methyl-1H-imidazol-1-yl)propane]di-[mu]4-iodido-di-[mu]3-iodido-silver(I)], [Ag4I4(C11H16N4)]n, (I), has been synthesized by solvothermal reaction of AgNO3, KI and 1,3-bis­(2-methyl-1H-imidazol-1-yl)propane (bmimp). In (I), the two unique AgI cations have AgNI3 and AgI4 four-coordinated tetra­hedral geometries. The bmimp ligand has imposed twofold symmetry. The AgI cations and iodide anions form a unique one-dimensional polymeric column motif incorporating [Ag6I6] hexa­gonal prisms, which are then connected by bmimp ligands to form two-dimensional organic-inorganic layers. The layers are arranged in parallel in an ABAB fashion and are packed into the resultant three-dimensional supra­molecular framework by van der Waals inter­actions.

Formula: [Ag4I4(C11H16N4)]


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