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Volume 68 
Part 12 
Page m1483  
December 2012  

Received 4 November 2012
Accepted 9 November 2012
Online 14 November 2012

Key indicators
Single-crystal X-ray study
T = 173 K
Mean [sigma](C-C) = 0.002 Å
R = 0.023
wR = 0.062
Data-to-parameter ratio = 21.1
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Bis[O-methyl (4-ethoxyphenyl)dithiophosphonato-[kappa]2S,S']nickel(II)

aSchool of Chemistry and Physics, University of KwaZulu-Natal, Westville Campus, Private Bag X54001, Durban 4000, South Africa
Correspondence e-mail: vanzylw@ukzn.ac.za

In the title compound, [Ni(C9H12O2PS2)2], the NiII atom resides on an inversion center and is coordinated by four S atoms [Ni-S = 2.2328 (4) and 2.2455 (3) Å] in a distorted square-planar geometry [S-Ni-S = 88.443 (13) and 91.557 (13)°]. In the crystal, molecules related by translation in [110] are linked into chains via weak C-H...O interactions. The crystal packing exhibits short intermolecular S...S contacts of 3.3366 (5) Å.

Related literature

For information on dithiophosphonate compounds, see: Van Zyl & Fackler (2000[Van Zyl, W. E. & Fackler, J. P. (2000). Phosphorus Sulfur Silicon Relat. Elem. 167, 117-132.]); Van Zyl (2010[Van Zyl, W. E. (2010). Comments Inorg. Chem. 31, 13-45.]); Van Zyl & Woollins (2012[Van Zyl, W. E. & Woollins, J. D. (2012). Coord. Chem. Rev. doi:10.1016/j.ccr.2012.10.010.]). For related structures of nickel(II) dithiophosphonate complexes, see: Hartung (1967[Hartung, H. (1967). Z. Chem. 7, 241.]); Liu et al. (2004[Liu, H.-L., Mao, H.-Y., Xu, C., Zhang, H.-Y., Hou, H.-W., Wu, Q., Zhu, Y., Ye, B.-X. & Yuan, L.-J. (2004). Polyhedron, 23, 1799-1804.]); Gray et al. (2004[Gray, I. P., Slawin, A. M. Z. & Woollins, J. D. (2004). Dalton Trans. pp. 2477-2486.]); Aragoni et al. (2007[Aragoni, M. C., Arca, M., Devillanova, F. A., Hursthouse, M. B., Huth, S. L., Isaia, F., Lippolis, V., Mancini, A., Soddu, S. & Verani, G. (2007). Dalton Trans. pp. 2127-2134.]); Arca et al. (1997[Arca, M., Cornia, A., Devillanova, F. A., Fabretti, A. C., Isaia, F., Lippolis, V. & Verani, G. (1997). Inorg. Chim. Acta, 262, 81-84.]); Özcan et al. (2002[Özcan, Y., Ide, S., Karakus, M. & Yilmaz, H. (2002). Acta Cryst. C58, m388-m389.]).

[Scheme 1]

Experimental

Crystal data
  • [Ni(C9H12O2PS2)2]

  • Mr = 553.26

  • Monoclinic, P 21 /c

  • a = 13.5866 (5) Å

  • b = 6.4212 (2) Å

  • c = 14.1047 (5) Å

  • [beta] = 109.389 (2)°

  • V = 1160.74 (7) Å3

  • Z = 2

  • Mo K[alpha] radiation

  • [mu] = 1.36 mm-1

  • T = 173 K

  • 0.43 × 0.31 × 0.24 mm

Data collection
  • Bruker SMART APEXII CCD diffractometer

  • Absorption correction: multi-scan (SADABS; Bruker, 2008[Bruker (2008). APEX2, SAINT-Plus, XPREP and SADABS. Bruker AXS Inc., Madison, Wisconsin, USA.]) Tmin = 0.593, Tmax = 0.737

  • 19824 measured reflections

  • 2850 independent reflections

  • 2609 reflections with I > 2[sigma](I)

  • Rint = 0.036

Refinement
  • R[F2 > 2[sigma](F2)] = 0.023

  • wR(F2) = 0.062

  • S = 1.07

  • 2850 reflections

  • 135 parameters

  • 2 restraints

  • H-atom parameters constrained

  • [Delta][rho]max = 0.56 e Å-3

  • [Delta][rho]min = -0.44 e Å-3

Table 1
Hydrogen-bond geometry (Å, °)

D-H...A D-H H...A D...A D-H...A
C3-H3...O1i 0.95 2.57 3.5123 (18) 171
Symmetry code: (i) -x+1, -y+1, -z+2.

Data collection: APEX2 (Bruker, 2008[Bruker (2008). APEX2, SAINT-Plus, XPREP and SADABS. Bruker AXS Inc., Madison, Wisconsin, USA.]); cell refinement: SAINT-Plus (Bruker, 2008[Bruker (2008). APEX2, SAINT-Plus, XPREP and SADABS. Bruker AXS Inc., Madison, Wisconsin, USA.]); data reduction: SAINT-Plus and XPREP (Bruker, 2008[Bruker (2008). APEX2, SAINT-Plus, XPREP and SADABS. Bruker AXS Inc., Madison, Wisconsin, USA.]); 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: SHELXTL (Sheldrick, 2008[Sheldrick, G. M. (2008). Acta Cryst. A64, 112-122.]); software used to prepare material for publication: SHELXL97.


Supplementary data and figures for this paper are available from the IUCr electronic archives (Reference: CV5358 ).


Acknowledgements

The authors thank the National Research Foundation (NRF) and UKZN for financial support.

References

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Bruker (2008). APEX2, SAINT-Plus, XPREP and SADABS. Bruker AXS Inc., Madison, Wisconsin, USA.
Gray, I. P., Slawin, A. M. Z. & Woollins, J. D. (2004). Dalton Trans. pp. 2477-2486.  [CSD] [CrossRef]
Hartung, H. (1967). Z. Chem. 7, 241.  [CrossRef]
Liu, H.-L., Mao, H.-Y., Xu, C., Zhang, H.-Y., Hou, H.-W., Wu, Q., Zhu, Y., Ye, B.-X. & Yuan, L.-J. (2004). Polyhedron, 23, 1799-1804.  [ISI] [CSD] [CrossRef] [ChemPort]
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Van Zyl, W. E. (2010). Comments Inorg. Chem. 31, 13-45.  [ISI] [CrossRef] [ChemPort]
Van Zyl, W. E. & Fackler, J. P. (2000). Phosphorus Sulfur Silicon Relat. Elem. 167, 117-132.  [CrossRef] [ChemPort]
Van Zyl, W. E. & Woollins, J. D. (2012). Coord. Chem. Rev. doi:10.1016/j.ccr.2012.10.010.


Acta Cryst (2012). E68, m1483  [ doi:10.1107/S1600536812046314 ]

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