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Acta Cryst. (2013). E69, m210
[ doi:10.1107/S1600536813006752 ]


Y.-L. Chen, C.-E. Zhang, P. Fei, C. Deng and B.-T. Su

Abstract: In the title compound, [Co(C7H4ClO2)2(C5H5N)2(H2O)], the CoII atom is six-coordinated by three O atoms from a bidentate and a monodentate 4-chlorobenzoate ligand, two N atoms from two pyridine ligands and a water O atom, giving a distorted octahedral geometry. In the crystal, the complex molecules are connected by O-H...O hydrogen bonds and [pi]-[pi] interactions between the benzene rings [centroid-centroid distance = 3.8924 (17) Å] into a chain along [010]. Between adjacent chains, [pi]-[pi] interactions occur between the pyridine rings [centroid-centroid distance = 3.898 (2) Å], giving an overall two-dimensional architecture.

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