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February 2010  

Received 22 December 2009
Accepted 23 January 2010
Online 30 January 2010

Key indicators
Single-crystal X-ray study
T = 298 K
Mean [sigma](C-C) = 0.010 Å
R = 0.051
wR = 0.144
Data-to-parameter ratio = 27.7
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Bis(tribenzylammonium) tetrachloridoaurate(III) chloride

aDepartment of Chemistry, Shahid Beheshti University, G. C., Evin, Tehran 1983963113, Iran
Correspondence e-mail: m-pouramini@cc.sbu.ac.ir

In the title compound, (C21H22N)2[AuCl4]Cl, the AuIII atom adopts a square-planar coordination geometry defined by four chloride ions. In the crystal structure, intermolecular N-H...Cl hydrogen bonds link the organic cations and the uncoordinated chloride ion.

Related literature

For related structures, see: Calleja et al. (2001[Calleja, M., Johnson, K., Belcher, W. J. & Steed, W. (2001). Inorg. Chem. 40, 4978-4985.]); Hasan et al. (1999[Hasan, M., Kozhevnikov, I. V., Siddiqu, M. R. H., Steiner, A. & Winterton, N. (1999). Inorg. Chem. 38, 5637-5641.]); Hojjat Kashani et al. (2008[Hojjat Kashani, L., Yousefi, M., Amani, V. & Khavasi, H. R. (2008). Acta Cryst. E64, m840-m841.]); Jarvinen et al. (1988[Jarvinen, G. D., Larson, E. M., Wasserman, H. J., Burns, C. J. & Ryan, R. R. (1988). Acta Cryst. C44, 1701-1703.]); Johnson & Steed (1998[Johnson, K. & Steed, J. W. (1998). Chem. Commun. pp. 1479-1480.]); Safari et al. (2009[Safari, N., Amani, V., Notash, B. & Ng, S. W. (2009). Acta Cryst. E65, m344.]); Yildirim et al. (2009a[Yildirim, S. Ö., Akkurt, M., Safari, N., Abedi, A., Amani, V. & McKee, V. (2009a). Acta Cryst. E65, m479-m480.],b[Yildirim, S. Ö., Akkurt, M., Safari, N., Amani, V. & McKee, V. (2009b). Acta Cryst. E65, m491-m492.]); Yap et al. (1995[Yap, G. P. A., Rheingold, A. R., Das, P. & Crabtree, R. H. (1995). Inorg. Chem. 34, 3474-3476.]); Yousefi et al. (2007[Yousefi, M., Teimouri, S., Amani, V. & Khavasi, H. R. (2007). Acta Cryst. E63, m2748-m2749.]); Zeng et al. (1994[Zeng, G.-F., Qin, M., Lin, Y.-H. & Xi, S.-Q. (1994). Acta Cryst. C50, 200-202.]); Zhang et al. (2006[Zhang, X.-P., Yang, G. & Ng, S. W. (2006). Acta Cryst. E62, m2018-m2020.]).

[Scheme 1]

Experimental

Crystal data
  • (C21H22N)2[AuCl4]Cl

  • Mr = 951.01

  • Triclinic, [P \overline 1]

  • a = 11.135 (1) Å

  • b = 13.7920 (11) Å

  • c = 13.8417 (12) Å

  • [alpha] = 95.894 (7)°

  • [beta] = 100.300 (7)°

  • [gamma] = 95.222 (7)°

  • V = 2067.4 (3) Å3

  • Z = 2

  • Mo K[alpha] radiation

  • [mu] = 3.91 mm-1

  • T = 298 K

  • 0.35 × 0.32 × 0.27 mm

Data collection
  • Stoe IPDS II diffractometer

  • Absorption correction: numerical (X-RED; Stoe & Cie, 2005[Stoe & Cie (2005). X-AREA and X-RED. Stoe & Cie, Darmstadt, Germany.]) Tmin = 0.280, Tmax = 0.350

  • 28425 measured reflections

  • 12513 independent reflections

  • 10542 reflections with I > 2[sigma](I)

  • Rint = 0.075

Refinement
  • R[F2 > 2[sigma](F2)] = 0.051

  • wR(F2) = 0.144

  • S = 1.11

  • 12513 reflections

  • 451 parameters

  • H-atom parameters constrained

  • [Delta][rho]max = 1.82 e Å-3

  • [Delta][rho]min = -2.10 e Å-3

Table 1
Selected bond lengths (Å)

Au1-Cl1 2.259 (2)
Au1-Cl2 2.2891 (15)
Au1-Cl3 2.2574 (17)
Au1-Cl4 2.2703 (15)

Table 2
Hydrogen-bond geometry (Å, °)

D-H...A D-H H...A D...A D-H...A
N1-H1C...Cl5 0.91 2.19 3.089 (5) 168
N2-H2...Cl5i 0.91 2.16 3.066 (4) 172
Symmetry code: (i) -x, -y+1, -z+1.

Data collection: X-AREA (Stoe & Cie, 2005[Stoe & Cie (2005). X-AREA and X-RED. Stoe & Cie, Darmstadt, Germany.]); cell refinement: X-AREA; data reduction: X-RED (Stoe & Cie, 2005[Stoe & Cie (2005). X-AREA and X-RED. Stoe & Cie, Darmstadt, Germany.]); 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: ORTEP-3 (Farrugia, 1997[Farrugia, L. J. (1997). J. Appl. Cryst. 30, 565.]); software used to prepare material for publication: WinGX (Farrugia, 1999[Farrugia, L. J. (1999). J. Appl. Cryst. 32, 837-838.]).


Supplementary data and figures for this paper are available from the IUCr electronic archives (Reference: HB5291 ).


Acknowledgements

We are grateful to Shahid Beheshti University for financial support.

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