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Volume 69 
Part 2 
Page m109  
February 2013  

Received 2 January 2013
Accepted 11 January 2013
Online 19 January 2013

Key indicators
Single-crystal X-ray study
T = 293 K
Mean [sigma](C-C) = 0.016 Å
R = 0.051
wR = 0.128
Data-to-parameter ratio = 14.7
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Dichlorido(2,9-dimethyl-1,10-phenanthroline-[kappa]2N,N')mercury(II)

aDepartment of Chemistry, AN-Najah National University, Nablus, Palestinian Territories,bDepartment of Chemistry, Hashemite University, Zarqa 13115, Jordan,cDepartment of Chemistry, The University of Jordan, Amman 11942, Jordan, and dLanguage Centre, Hashemite University, Zarqa 13115, Jordan
Correspondence e-mail: manoaimi@hu.edu.jo

The title compound, [HgCl2(C14H12N2)], consists of one 2,9-dimethyl-1,10-phenanthroline (dmphen) ligand chelating the HgII ion and two chloride ligands coordinating to the HgII ion, forming a distorted tetrahedral environment. The dmphen ligand is nearly planar (r.m.s. deviation = 0.0225 Å). The dihedral angle between the normal to the plane defined by the HgII atom and the two Cl atoms and the normal to the plane of the dmphen ring is 81.8 (1)°.

Related literature

For related structures, see Alizadeh (2009[Alizadeh, R. (2009). Acta Cryst. E65, m817-m818.]); Alizadeh et al. (2009[Alizadeh, R., Heidari, A., Ahmadi, R. & Amani, V. (2009). Acta Cryst. E65, m483-m484.]); Wang & Zhong (2009[Wang, B. S. & Zhong, H. (2009). Acta Cryst. E65, m1156.]); Warad et al. (2011[Warad, I., Boshaala, A., Al-Resayes, S. I., Al-Deyab, S. S. & Rzaigui, M. (2011). Acta Cryst. E67, m1650.]). For properties and application of mercury(II) complexes, see: Ramazani et al. (2005[Ramazani, A., Morsali, A., Dolatyari, L. & Ganjeie, B. (2005). Z. Naturforsch. Teil B, 60, 289-293.]); Mahjoub et al. (2004[Mahjoub, A., Morsali, A. & Nejad, R. (2004). Z. Naturforsch. Teil B, 59, 1109-1113.]); Canty & Maker (1976[Canty, A. J. & Maker, A. (1976). Inorg. Chem. 15, 425-430.]); Canty & Lee (1982[Canty, A. J. & Lee, C. V. (1982). Organometallics, 1, 1063-1066.]).

[Scheme 1]

Experimental

Crystal data
  • [HgCl2(C14H12N2)]

  • Mr = 479.75

  • Monoclinic, P 21 /c

  • a = 7.5732 (13) Å

  • b = 10.3733 (16) Å

  • c = 18.673 (2) Å

  • [beta] = 94.308 (12)°

  • V = 1462.8 (4) Å3

  • Z = 4

  • Mo K[alpha] radiation

  • [mu] = 10.87 mm-1

  • T = 293 K

  • 0.22 × 0.20 × 0.18 mm

Data collection
  • Agilent Xcalibur Eos diffractometer

  • Absorption correction: multi-scan (CrysAlis PRO; Agilent, 2011[Agilent (2011). CrysAlis PRO. Agilent Technologies, Yarnton, England.]) Tmin = 0.106, Tmax = 0.140

  • 5483 measured reflections

  • 2564 independent reflections

  • 1758 reflections with I > 2[sigma](I)

  • Rint = 0.061

Refinement
  • R[F2 > 2[sigma](F2)] = 0.051

  • wR(F2) = 0.128

  • S = 0.99

  • 2564 reflections

  • 174 parameters

  • H-atom parameters constrained

  • [Delta][rho]max = 1.81 e Å-3

  • [Delta][rho]min = -1.83 e Å-3

Data collection: CrysAlis PRO (Agilent, 2011[Agilent (2011). 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: ORTEPIII (Burnett & Johnson, 1996[Burnett, M. N. & Johnson, C. K. (1996). ORTEPIII. Report ORNL-6895. Oak Ridge National Laboratory, Tennessee, USA.]); software used to prepare material for publication: SHELXTL (Sheldrick, 2008[Sheldrick, G. M. (2008). Acta Cryst. A64, 112-122.]).


Supplementary data and figures for this paper are available from the IUCr electronic archives (Reference: BR2220 ).


Acknowledgements

The project was supported by King Saud University (KSA) and Hashemite University (Jordan). The X-ray structural work was done at Hamdi Mango Center for Scientific Research at The University of Jordan, Amman 11942, Jordan.

References

Agilent (2011). CrysAlis PRO. Agilent Technologies, Yarnton, England.
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Acta Cryst (2013). E69, m109  [ doi:10.1107/S1600536813001086 ]

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