Received 14 April 2009
In the title complex, (C12H10FN2)2[Ni(C4N2S2)2], the anion lies on an inversion center with the NiII ion coordinated by four S atoms in a slightly distorted square-planar environment. In the unique cation, the dihedral angle between the benzene and pyridine rings is 7.1 (2) Å.
Data collection: SMART (Bruker, 2000); cell refinement: SAINT (Bruker, 2000); data reduction: SAINT; program(s) used to solve structure: SHELXTL (Sheldrick, 2008); program(s) used to refine structure: SHELXTL; molecular graphics: SHELXTL; software used to prepare material for publication: SHELXTL.
Supplementary data and figures for this paper are available from the IUCr electronic archives (Reference: LH2806 ).
The authors thank the Natural Science Foundation of High Learning Institutions of Abhui Province, China, for financial support (grant No. KJ2009B275Z).
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