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Volume 67 
Part 6 
Page m731  
June 2011  

Received 26 April 2011
Accepted 3 May 2011
Online 7 May 2011

Key indicators
Single-crystal X-ray study
T = 296 K
Mean [sigma](C-C) = 0.003 Å
R = 0.018
wR = 0.046
Data-to-parameter ratio = 22.5
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Bis(diethylenetriamine)cobalt(III) hexachloridoindate(III)

aDepartment of Materials and Chemical Engineering, Ministry of Education Key Laboratory of Application Technology of Hainan, Superior Resources Chemical Materials, Hainan University, Haikou 570228, Hainan Province, People's Republic of China
Correspondence e-mail: czl69995@163.com

The title compound, [Co(C4H13N3)2][InCl6], was synthesized under hydrothermal conditions. In the cation, the Co-N bond lengths lie in the range 1.967 (2)-1.9684 (15) Å. In the anion, the InIII atom is coordinated by six Cl atoms resulting in a slightly distorted octahedral geometry. Both metal atoms are located on special positions of site symmetry 2/m. Furthermore, one Cl atom and one N atom are located on a mirror plane. N-H...Cl hydrogen bonds between cations and anions consolidate the crystal packing.

Related literature

For the use of chiral metal complexes as templates in the synthesis of open-framework metal phosphates and germanates, see: Stalder & Wilkinson (1997[Stalder, S. M. & Wilkinson, A. P. (1997). Chem. Mater. 9, 2168-2173.]); Wang et al. (2003a[Wang, Y., Yu, J. H. & Xu, R. R. (2003a). Angew. Chem. Int. Ed. 42, 4089-4092.],b[Wang, Y., Yu, J. H. & Xu, R. R. (2003b). Chem. Eur. J. 9, 5048-5055.]); Pan et al. (2005[Pan, Q. H., Yu, J. H. & Xu, R. R. (2005). Chem. J. Chin. Univ. 26, 2199-2202.], 2008[Pan, Q. H., Yu, J. H. & Xu, R. R. (2008). Chem. Mater. 20, 370-372.]). For the introduction of chiral metal complexes into coordination polymers, see: Pan et al. (2010a[Pan, Q. H., Li, J. Y. & Bu, X.-H. (2010a). Micropor. Mesopor. Mater. 132, 453-457.],b[Pan, Q. H., Cheng, Q. & Bu, X.-H. (2010b). CrystEngComm, 12, 4198-4204.], 2011[Pan, Q. H., Cheng, Q. & Bu, X.-H. (2011). Chem. J. Chin. Univ. 32, 527-531.]); Tong & Pan (2011[Tong, J. & Pan, Q. (2011). Acta Cryst. E67, m579-m580.]). For In-Cl bond lengths in other hexachloridoindium compounds, see: Rothammel et al. (1998[Rothammel, W., Spengler, R., Burzlaff, H., Jarraya, S. & Ben Salah, A. (1998). Acta Cryst. C54, IUC9800059.]).

[Scheme 1]

Experimental

Crystal data
  • [Co(C4H13N3)2][InCl6]

  • Mr = 592.80

  • Orthorhombic, C c c m

  • a = 10.8925 (5) Å

  • b = 14.7291 (7) Å

  • c = 12.2205 (6) Å

  • V = 1960.62 (16) Å3

  • Z = 4

  • Mo K[alpha] radiation

  • [mu] = 2.84 mm-1

  • T = 296 K

  • 0.20 × 0.18 × 0.15 mm

Data collection
  • Bruker SMART APEX CCD area-detector diffractometer

  • Absorption correction: multi-scan (SADABS; Bruker, 2002[Bruker (2002). SADABS, APEX2 and SAINT. Bruker AXS Inc., Madison, Wisconsin, USA.]) Tmin = 0.572, Tmax = 0.653

  • 6910 measured reflections

  • 1282 independent reflections

  • 1139 reflections with I > 2[sigma](I)

  • Rint = 0.021

Refinement
  • R[F2 > 2[sigma](F2)] = 0.018

  • wR(F2) = 0.046

  • S = 1.06

  • 1282 reflections

  • 57 parameters

  • H-atom parameters constrained

  • [Delta][rho]max = 0.34 e Å-3

  • [Delta][rho]min = -0.37 e Å-3

Table 1
Hydrogen-bond geometry (Å, °)

D-H...A D-H H...A D...A D-H...A
N1-H1A...Cl1i 0.90 2.62 3.4915 (17) 164
N1-H1B...Cl2ii 0.90 2.61 3.3823 (18) 144
N1-H1B...Cl1iii 0.90 2.72 3.3957 (17) 133
N2-H2...Cl1iv 0.91 2.79 3.5407 (19) 141
N2-H2...Cl1v 0.91 2.79 3.5407 (19) 141
Symmetry codes: (i) [x, -y, -z+{\script{1\over 2}}]; (ii) -x-1, -y, -z; (iii) -x-1, -y, z; (iv) [x+{\script{1\over 2}}, y+{\script{1\over 2}}, z]; (v) [x+{\script{1\over 2}}, y+{\script{1\over 2}}, -z].

Data collection: APEX2 (Bruker, 2002[Bruker (2002). SADABS, APEX2 and SAINT. Bruker AXS Inc., Madison, Wisconsin, USA.]); cell refinement: SAINT (Bruker, 2002[Bruker (2002). SADABS, APEX2 and SAINT. Bruker AXS Inc., Madison, Wisconsin, USA.]); data reduction: SAINT; 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: SHELXTL (Sheldrick, 2008[Sheldrick, G. M. (2008). Acta Cryst. A64, 112-122.]); software used to prepare material for publication: SHELXTL.


Supplementary data and figures for this paper are available from the IUCr electronic archives (Reference: VM2092 ).


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Acta Cryst (2011). E67, m731  [ doi:10.1107/S1600536811016758 ]

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