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Volume 65 
Part 5 
Page m599  
May 2009  

Received 14 April 2009
Accepted 24 April 2009
Online 30 April 2009

Key indicators
Single-crystal X-ray study
T = 293 K
Mean [sigma](C-C) = 0.006 Å
R = 0.052
wR = 0.094
Data-to-parameter ratio = 14.2
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1-(2-Fluorobenzylideneamino)pyridinium bis(1,2-dicyanoethene-1,2-dithiolato)nickelate(II)

aDepartment of Chemistry, Huangshan University, Huangshang 245001, People's Republic of China
Correspondence e-mail: xuanfang.1984@163.com

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.

Related literature

For metal-[dithiolene]2 complexes, see: Ni et al. (2004[Ni, C. L., Dang, D. B. & Song, Y. (2004). Chem. Phys. Lett. 396, 353-358.], 2005[Ni, Z. P., Ren, X. M. & Ma, J. (2005). J. Am. Chem. Soc. 127, 14330-14338.]); Nishijo et al. (2000[Nishijo, J., Ogura, E., Yamaura, J. & Miyazaki, A. (2000). Solid State Commun. 116, 661-664.]); Ren et al. (2004[Ren, X. M., Okudera, H. & Kremer, R. K. (2004). Inorg. Chem. 43, 2569-2576.]); Robertson & Cronin (2002[Robertson, N. & Cronin, L. (2002). Coord. Chem. Rev. 227, 93-127.]).

[Scheme 1]

Experimental

Crystal data
  • (C12H10FN2)2[Ni(C4N2S2)2]

  • Mr = 741.51

  • Triclinic, [P \overline 1]

  • a = 7.9248 (13) Å

  • b = 9.1774 (15) Å

  • c = 11.1526 (18) Å

  • [alpha] = 88.326 (3)°

  • [beta] = 77.202 (4)°

  • [gamma] = 85.448 (4)°

  • V = 788.4 (2) Å3

  • Z = 1

  • Mo K[alpha] radiation

  • [mu] = 0.93 mm-1

  • T = 293 K

  • 0.30 × 0.20 × 0.20 mm

Data collection
  • Bruker SMART CCD area-detector diffractometer

  • Absorption correction: multi-scan (SADABS; Bruker, 2000[Bruker (2000). SMART, SAINT and SADABS. Bruker AXS Inc., Madison, Wisconsin, USA.]) Tmin = 0.732, Tmax = 0.809

  • 4282 measured reflections

  • 3030 independent reflections

  • 1785 reflections with I > 2[sigma](I)

  • Rint = 0.038

Refinement
  • R[F2 > 2[sigma](F2)] = 0.052

  • wR(F2) = 0.094

  • S = 0.76

  • 3030 reflections

  • 214 parameters

  • H-atom parameters constrained

  • [Delta][rho]max = 0.31 e Å-3

  • [Delta][rho]min = -0.24 e Å-3

Data collection: SMART (Bruker, 2000[Bruker (2000). SMART, SAINT and SADABS. Bruker AXS Inc., Madison, Wisconsin, USA.]); cell refinement: SAINT (Bruker, 2000[Bruker (2000). SMART, SAINT and SADABS. Bruker AXS Inc., Madison, Wisconsin, USA.]); data reduction: SAINT; program(s) used to solve structure: SHELXTL (Sheldrick, 2008[Sheldrick, G. M. (2008). Acta Cryst. A64, 112-122.]); 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 ).


Acknowledgements

The authors thank the Natural Science Foundation of High Learning Institutions of Abhui Province, China, for financial support (grant No. KJ2009B275Z).

References

Bruker (2000). SMART, SAINT and SADABS. Bruker AXS Inc., Madison, Wisconsin, USA.
Ni, C. L., Dang, D. B. & Song, Y. (2004). Chem. Phys. Lett. 396, 353-358.  [ISI] [CSD] [CrossRef] [ChemPort]
Ni, Z. P., Ren, X. M. & Ma, J. (2005). J. Am. Chem. Soc. 127, 14330-14338.  [ISI] [CrossRef] [PubMed] [ChemPort]
Nishijo, J., Ogura, E., Yamaura, J. & Miyazaki, A. (2000). Solid State Commun. 116, 661-664.  [ISI] [CSD] [CrossRef] [ChemPort]
Ren, X. M., Okudera, H. & Kremer, R. K. (2004). Inorg. Chem. 43, 2569-2576.  [ISI] [CSD] [CrossRef] [PubMed] [ChemPort]
Robertson, N. & Cronin, L. (2002). Coord. Chem. Rev. 227, 93-127.  [ISI] [CrossRef] [ChemPort]
Sheldrick, G. M. (2008). Acta Cryst. A64, 112-122.  [CrossRef] [details]


Acta Cryst (2009). E65, m599  [ doi:10.1107/S1600536809015360 ]

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