Acta Cryst. (2010). E66, o2726-o2727 [ doi:10.1107/S1600536810039243 ]
Abstract: A proton is transferred from the nitric acid to the N atom of 2-cyanoquinoline during crystallization, resulting in the formation of the title salt, C10H7N2+·NO3-. The quinolinium ring system is approximately planar, with a maximum deviation of 0.013 (3) Å. In the crystal, a very asymmetric bifurcated N-H(O,O) hydrogen bond to two O atoms of an adjacent nitrate anion occurs, generating an R21(4) ring motif. C-HO hydrogen bonds link the ions into sheets stacking along the a axis.
Online 9 October 2010
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