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Volume 68 
Part 12 
Page m1544  
December 2012  

Received 17 November 2012
Accepted 20 November 2012
Online 28 November 2012

Key indicators
Single-crystal X-ray study
T = 295 K
Mean [sigma](C-C) = 0.010 Å
R = 0.039
wR = 0.106
Data-to-parameter ratio = 20.0
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Dimethyl(1,10-phenanthroline-[kappa]2N,N')bis(thiocyanato-[kappa]N)tin(IV)

aDepartment of Chemistry, General Campus, Shahid Beheshti University, Tehran 1983963113, Iran,bDepartment of Chemistry, University of Malaya, 50603 Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, and cChemistry Department, Faculty of Science, King Abdulaziz University, PO Box 80203 Jeddah, Saudi Arabia
Correspondence e-mail: seikweng@um.edu.my

The SnIV atom in the title compound, [Sn(CH3)2(NCS)2(C12H8N2)], is located on a twofold rotation axis in a distorted octahedral enviroment. The methyl groups are trans to each other [C-Sn-C = 175.7 (3)°], whereas the thiocyanate groups are cis to each other.

Related literature

For dimethyltin dithiothiocyanate, see: Britton (2006[Britton, D. (2006). Acta Cryst. C62, m93-m94.]). For the 4,4'-bipyridine adduct, see: Najafi et al. (2011[Najafi, E., Amini, M. M. & Ng, S. W. (2011). Acta Cryst. E67, m350.]).

[Scheme 1]

Experimental

Crystal data
  • [Sn(CH3)2(NCS)2(C12H8N2)]

  • Mr = 445.12

  • Orthorhombic, P c c n

  • a = 6.8218 (7) Å

  • b = 12.9272 (13) Å

  • c = 20.746 (2) Å

  • V = 1829.5 (3) Å3

  • Z = 4

  • Mo K[alpha] radiation

  • [mu] = 1.63 mm-1

  • T = 295 K

  • 0.30 × 0.15 × 0.05 mm

Data collection
  • Agilent SuperNova Dual diffractometer with an Atlas detector

  • Absorption correction: multi-scan (CrysAlis PRO; Agilent, 2012)[Agilent (2012). CrysAlis PRO. Agilent Technologies, Yarnton, England.] Tmin = 0.641, Tmax = 0.923

  • 10262 measured reflections

  • 2116 independent reflections

  • 1368 reflections with I > 2[sigma](I)

  • Rint = 0.055

Refinement
  • R[F2 > 2[sigma](F2)] = 0.039

  • wR(F2) = 0.106

  • S = 1.01

  • 2116 reflections

  • 106 parameters

  • H-atom parameters constrained

  • [Delta][rho]max = 0.51 e Å-3

  • [Delta][rho]min = -0.63 e Å-3

Data collection: CrysAlis PRO (Agilent, 2012[Agilent (2012). CrysAlis PRO. Agilent Technologies, Yarnton, England.]); cell refinement: CrysAlis PRO; data reduction: CrysAlis PRO; 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: X-SEED (Barbour, 2001[Barbour, L. J. (2001). J. Supramol. Chem. 1, 189-191.]); software used to prepare material for publication: publCIF (Westrip, 2010[Westrip, S. P. (2010). J. Appl. Cryst. 43, 920-925.]).


Supplementary data and figures for this paper are available from the IUCr electronic archives (Reference: BT6862 ).


Acknowledgements

We thank Shahid Beheshti University and the Ministry of Higher Education of Malaysia (grant No. UM.C/HIR/MOHE/SC/12) for supporting this study.

References

Agilent (2012). CrysAlis PRO. Agilent Technologies, Yarnton, England.
Barbour, L. J. (2001). J. Supramol. Chem. 1, 189-191.  [CrossRef] [ChemPort]
Britton, D. (2006). Acta Cryst. C62, m93-m94.  [CSD] [CrossRef] [details]
Najafi, E., Amini, M. M. & Ng, S. W. (2011). Acta Cryst. E67, m350.  [CSD] [CrossRef] [details]
Sheldrick, G. M. (2008). Acta Cryst. A64, 112-122.  [CrossRef] [details]
Westrip, S. P. (2010). J. Appl. Cryst. 43, 920-925.  [ISI] [CrossRef] [ChemPort] [details]


Acta Cryst (2012). E68, m1544  [ doi:10.1107/S1600536812047691 ]

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