Received 4 November 2012
aKey Laboratory of Functional Inorganic Material Chemistry, Ministry of Education, Heilongjiang University, Harbin 150080, People's Republic of China,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
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In the mononuclear title compound, [Ag(NO3)(C6H6N2O)2], the AgI atom is located on a twofold rotation axis and the nitrate-chelated AgI atom is further coordinated by two aromatic N atoms of hydroxylamine ligands in a distorted tetrahedral geometry. In the crystal, the nitrate ion has 2 symmetry with the N atom and one O atom located on the twofold rotation axis, and is linked to hydroxy groups of the hydroxylamine ligands by O-HO hydrogen bonds, generating a chain running along the b axis.
Data collection: RAPID-AUTO (Rigaku, 1998); cell refinement: RAPID-AUTO; data reduction: CrystalClear (Rigaku/MSC, 2002); program(s) used to solve structure: SHELXS97 (Sheldrick, 2008); program(s) used to refine structure: SHELXL97 (Sheldrick, 2008); molecular graphics: X-SEED (Barbour, 2001); software used to prepare material for publication: publCIF (Westrip, 2010).
Supplementary data and figures for this paper are available from the IUCr electronic archives (Reference: XU5647 ).
We thank the Key Project of the Natural Science Foundation of Heilongjiang Province (No. ZD200903), the Key Project of the Education Bureau of Heilongjiang Province (Nos. 12511z023 and 2011CJHB006), the Innovation Team of the Education Bureau of Heilongjiang Province (No. 2010 t d03), Heilongjiang University (Hdtd2010-04) and the Ministry of Higher Education of Malaysia (grant No. UM.C/HIR/MOHE/SC/12) for supporting this study.
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