Received 30 June 2008
In the crystal structure of the title compound, C6H6N3+·Cl-, cohesion is maintained by cation-anion N-HCl and cation-cation N-HN hydrogen bonds, which link the ions into a three-dimensional network.
Data collection: CrystalClear (Rigaku, 2005); cell refinement: CrystalClear; data reduction: CrystalClear; program(s) used to solve structure: SHELXS97 (Sheldrick, 2008); program(s) used to refine structure: SHELXL97 (Sheldrick, 2008); molecular graphics: SHELXTL/PC (Sheldrick, 2008); software used to prepare material for publication: SHELXTL/PC.
Supplementary data and figures for this paper are available from the IUCr electronic archives (Reference: RZ2232 ).
This work was supported by a Start-up Grant from Southeast University to Professor Ren-Gen Xiong.
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