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Acta Cryst. (2012). E68, m1363
[ doi:10.1107/S1600536812041980 ]


S. A. Shirvan, S. Haydari Dezfuli, F. Khazali, M. Aghajeri and A. Borsalani

Abstract: In the title compound, [CoBr2(C12H12N2)], the CoII atom is four-coordinated in a distorted tetrahedral geometry by two N atoms from a 6,6'-dimethyl-2,2'-bipyridine ligand and by two terminal Br atoms. Intermolecular C-H...Br hydrogen bonds and [pi]-[pi] stacking between the pyridine rings in the bc plane [centroid-centroid distance = 3.725 (3) Å] are present in the crystal structure.

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