Received 20 July 2009
In the title compound, [Sn(CH3)2(C3H3N2S3)2], the SnIV atom is coordinated within a C2N2S2 donor set that defines a skew-trapezoidal bipyramidal geometry in which the methyl groups lie over the weakly coordinated N atoms. Two independent molecules comprise the asymmetric unit, each of which lies on a mirror plane that passes through the C2Sn unit.
Data collection: SMART (Siemens, 1996); cell refinement: SAINT (Siemens, 1996); 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: SHELXTL.
Supplementary data and figures for this paper are available from the IUCr electronic archives (Reference: TK2508 ).
The authors thank the National Natural Science Foundation of China (20741008) and the State Key Laboratory of Crystalline Materials, Liaocheng University, People's Republic of China.
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