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Acta Cryst. (2012). E68, m1527
[ doi:10.1107/S1600536812047605 ]

[5-(Pyridin-2-yl)-1H-tetrazole-[kappa]2N4,N5]bis(triphenylphosphane-[kappa]P)copper(I) tetrafluoridoborate

L. Lu, P. Yang, B. Li, L.-F. Shi and H.-R. Cao

Abstract: In the title CuI compound, [Cu(C6H5N5)(C18H15P)2]BF4, the CuI cation is N,N'-chelated by a 5-(pyridin-2-yl)-1H-tetrazole ligand and coordinated by two triphenylphosphane ligands in a distorted tetrahedral geometry. The tetrazole and pyridine rings are essentially coplanar [dihedral angle = 4.1 (3)°]. The tetrafluoridoborate anion links to the complex cation via an N-H...F hydrogen bond.


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