Acta Cryst. (2012). E68, m323 [ doi:10.1107/S1600536812001353 ]
Abstract: In the title molecule, [ZnCl2(C11H10N2O2)2], the ZnII ion, situated on a twofold axis, is in a distorted tetrahedral coordination environment formed by two chloride anions and two pyridine N atoms of the two organic ligands. In the pyrrole-2-carboxylate unit, the pyrrole N-H group and the carbonyl group point approximately in the same direction. The dihedral angle between the two pyridine rings is 54.8 (3)°. The complex molecules are connected into chains extending along  by N-HCl hydrogen bonds. The chains are further assembled into (-101) layers by C-HO and C-HCl interactions.
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