Acta Cryst. (2012). E68, m1172
[ doi:10.1107/S1600536812034502 ]
Abstract: The asymmetric unit of the title compound, [Cu(C21H24N2O2)]·H2O, comprises half of a Schiff base complex and half of a water molecule. The whole compound is generated by crystallographic twofold rotation symmetry. The geometry around the CuII atom, located on a twofold axis, is distorted square-planar, which is supported by the N2O2 donor atoms of the coordinating Schiff base ligand. The dihedral angle between the symmetry-related benzene rings is 47.5 (4)°. In the crystal, the water molecule that is hydrogen bonded to the coordinated O atoms links the molecules via O-HO interactions into chains parallel to . The crystal structure is further stabilized by C-H interactions, and by - interactions involving inversion-related chelate rings [centroid-centroid distance = 3.480 (4) Å].
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