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Acta Cryst. (2012). E68, m12-m13  [ doi:10.1107/S1600536811051348 ]


R. Kant, V. K. Gupta, K. Kapoor, P. Valarmathi and S. Thirumaran

Abstract: In the centrosymmetric title compound, [Cd2(C13H12NOS2)4], pairs of dithiocarbamate ligands exhibit different structural functions. Each of the terminal ligands is bidentately coordinated to one CdII atom and forms a planar four-membered CS2Cd chelate ring, whereas pairs of the tridentate bridging ligands link two neighbouring CdII atoms, forming extended eight-membered C2S4Cd2 tricyclic units whose geometry can be approximated by a chair conformation. The coordination polyhedron of the CdII atoms is a distorted square-pyramid. The five-membered furan ring and the benzene ring are disordered over two sets of sites with an occupancy ratio of 0.62 (8):0.38 (8).

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