Received 27 November 2010
In the cation of the title compound, [Cu(C32H29NP2)2]BF4, the CuI atom is four-coordinated in a distorted tetrahedral geometry by four P atoms from two N,N-bis[(diphenylphosphanyl)methyl]aniline ligands. In the crystal, the cations are linked by C-H interactions, forming chains along the a axis. Intramolecular C-HN and intermolecular C-HF hydrogen bonds are also observed.
Data collection: SMART (Bruker, 1998); cell refinement: SAINT (Bruker, 1998); 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: RZ2534 ).
This work was supported by the Programme for Excellent Talents in Guangxi Higher Education Institutions and the Natural Science Foundation of Guangxi Province of China (No. 0832100).
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