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Volume 64 
Part 9 
Page m1187  
September 2008  

Received 22 July 2008
Accepted 28 July 2008
Online 20 August 2008

Key indicators
Single-crystal X-ray study
T = 100 K
Mean [sigma](C-C) = 0.014 Å
R = 0.060
wR = 0.189
Data-to-parameter ratio = 19.3
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Triclinic modification of di-n-butylbis(2-hydroxybenzoato-[kappa]2O1,O1')tin(IV)

aDepartment of Chemistry, University of Malaya, 50603 Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
Correspondence e-mail: seikweng@um.edu.my

The Sn atom in the title compound, [Sn(C4H9)2(C7H5O3)2], is chelated by the carboxylate groups of 2-hydroxybenzoate liagnds, and exists in a six-coordinate skew-trapezoidal bipyramidal coordination geometry [C-Sn-C = 140.1 (3)°].

Related literature

For the monoclinic modification, see: Narula et al. (1992[Narula, S. P., Bharadwaj, S. K., Sharda, Y., Day, R. O., Howe, L. & Holmes, R. R. (1992). Organometallics, 11, 2206-2211.]). For a review of the structural chemistry of organotin carboxylates, see: Tiekink (1991[Tiekink, E. R. T. (1991). Appl. Organomet. Chem. 5, 1-23.], 1994[Tiekink, E. R. T. (1994). Trends Organomet. Chem. 1, 71-116.]). For a discussion of skew-trapezoidal bipyramidal diorganotin bis(chelates), see: Ng et al. (1987[Ng, S. W., Chen, W., Kumar Das, V. G. & Mak, T. C. W. (1987). J. Organomet. Chem. 334, 295-305.]).

[Scheme 1]

Experimental

Crystal data
  • [Sn(C4H9)2(C7H5O3)2]

  • Mr = 507.13

  • Triclinic, [P \overline 1]

  • a = 9.1652 (2) Å

  • b = 11.2111 (2) Å

  • c = 12.2620 (2) Å

  • [alpha] = 94.759 (1)°

  • [beta] = 106.872 (1)°

  • [gamma] = 108.586 (1)°

  • V = 1121.24 (4) Å3

  • Z = 2

  • Mo K[alpha] radiation

  • [mu] = 1.17 mm-1

  • T = 100 (2) K

  • 0.25 × 0.20 × 0.15 mm

Data collection
  • Bruker SMART APEX diffractometer

  • Absorption correction: multi-scan (SADABS; Sheldrick, 1996[Sheldrick, G. M. (1996). SADABS. University of Göttingen, Germany.]) Tmin = 0.758, Tmax = 0.844

  • 11666 measured reflections

  • 5068 independent reflections

  • 4633 reflections with I > 2[sigma](I)

  • Rint = 0.034

Refinement
  • R[F2 > 2[sigma](F2)] = 0.059

  • wR(F2) = 0.189

  • S = 1.18

  • 5068 reflections

  • 262 parameters

  • 2 restraints

  • H-atom parameters constrained

  • [Delta][rho]max = 2.57 e Å-3

  • [Delta][rho]min = -1.40 e Å-3

Table 1
Hydrogen-bond geometry (Å, °)

D-H...A D-H H...A D...A D-H...A
O3-H3o...O2 0.84 1.96 2.599 (9) 132
O6-H6o...O5 0.84 2.00 2.626 (8) 131

Data collection: APEX2 (Bruker, 2007[Bruker (2007). APEX2 and SAINT. Bruker AXS Inc., Madison, Wisconsin, USA.]); cell refinement: SAINT (Bruker, 2007[Bruker (2007). APEX2 and SAINT. Bruker AXS Inc., Madison, Wisconsin, USA.]); data reduction: SAINT; program(s) used to solve structure: SHELXS97 (Sheldrick, 2008[Sheldrick, G. M. (2008). Acta Cryst. A64, 112-122.]); program(s) used to refine structure: SHELXL97 (Sheldrick, 2008[Sheldrick, G. M. (2008). Acta Cryst. A64, 112-122.]); molecular graphics: X-SEED (Barbour, 2001[Barbour, L. J. (2001). J. Supramol. Chem. 1, 189-191.]); software used to prepare material for publication: publCIF (Westrip, 2008[Westrip, S. P. (2008). publCIF. In preparation.]).


Supplementary data and figures for this paper are available from the IUCr electronic archives (Reference: TK2286 ).


Acknowledgements

We thank the University of Malaya for funding this study (SF022/2007 A, FS339/2008 A) and also for the purchase of the diffractometer.

References

Barbour, L. J. (2001). J. Supramol. Chem. 1, 189-191.  [CrossRef] [ChemPort]
Bruker (2007). APEX2 and SAINT. Bruker AXS Inc., Madison, Wisconsin, USA.
Narula, S. P., Bharadwaj, S. K., Sharda, Y., Day, R. O., Howe, L. & Holmes, R. R. (1992). Organometallics, 11, 2206-2211.  [CrossRef] [ChemPort]
Ng, S. W., Chen, W., Kumar Das, V. G. & Mak, T. C. W. (1987). J. Organomet. Chem. 334, 295-305.  [CrossRef] [ChemPort]
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Westrip, S. P. (2008). publCIF. In preparation.


Acta Cryst (2008). E64, m1187  [ doi:10.1107/S1600536808023799 ]

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