Received 5 April 2010
The PbII atom in the title compound, [Pb(C10H8NO)2], is chelated by two oxine (2-methylquinolin-8-olate) anions in a -trigonal-bipyramidal geometry; the N atoms occupy the axial sites. The molecule lies about a twofold rotation axis.
Data collection: APEX2 (Bruker, 2009); cell refinement: SAINT (Bruker, 2009); data reduction: SAINT; program(s) used to solve structure: SHELXS97 (Sheldrick, 2008); program(s) used to refine structure: SHELXL97 (Sheldrick, 2008); molecular graphics: X-SEED (Barbour, 2001); software used to prepare material for publication: publCIF (Westrip, 2010).
Supplementary data and figures for this paper are available from the IUCr electronic archives (Reference: BT5241 ).
We thank the Graduate Study Council of Shahid Beheshti University (project No. 600/2097) and the University of Malaya for supporting this study.
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