Received 30 November 2008
The title compound, [Co(C2H2N3)(C7H3N2O6)]n, was obtained by the reaction of CoCl2, triazole and 3,5-dinitrobenzoic acid in a 1:1:1 ratio. The Co centre is in a distorted tetrahedral coordination by three N atoms of three different triazole ligands and one O atom of the 3,5-dinitrobenzoate anion.
Data collection: SMART (Bruker, 2001); cell refinement: SAINT (Bruker, 2001); data reduction: SAINT; program(s) used to solve structure: SHELXS97 (Sheldrick, 2008); program(s) used to refine structure: SHELXL97 (Sheldrick, 2008); molecular graphics: SHELXTL (Sheldrick, 2008); software used to prepare material for publication: SHELXL97.
Supplementary data and figures for this paper are available from the IUCr electronic archives (Reference: BT2826 ).