Received 19 April 2010
The monodeprotonated Schiff base ligand in the title compound, [Sn(CH3)(C14H19N4S)Cl2], N,N',S-chelates to the Sn atom, which is six-coordinated in an octahedral environment. The three coordinating atoms along with the methyl C atom comprise a square plane, above and below which are positioned the Cl atoms. The amino group is a hydrogen-bond donor to a Cl atom of an adjacent molecule, the hydrogen bond giving rise to a helical chain extending parallel to .
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: BT5250 ).
We thank MOSTI (grant No. 06-01-09-SF0046), Universiti Malaysia Sarawak and the University of Malaya for supporting this study.
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