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Acta Cryst. (2013). E69, m184
[ doi:10.1107/S1600536813003322 ]

Bis{1-[(1H-benzimidazol-1-yl)methyl]-1H-imidazole-[kappa]N3}bis(3,5-dicarboxybenzoato-[kappa]2O1,O1')nickel(II) octahydrate

Y.-Y. Jia, J.-J. Fan, X.-G. Yin and W.-L. Zhao

Abstract: In the title complex, [Ni(C9H5O6)2(C11H10N4)2]·8H2O, the NiII ion exhibits site symmetry 2. It has a distorted octahedral coordination defined by two N atoms from two symmetry-related 1-[(1H-benzimidazol-1-yl)methyl]-1H-imidazole ligands and four O atoms from two symmetry-related 3,5-dicarboxybenzoate anions. In the crystal, the complex molecules and solvent water molecules are linked via O-H...O, O-H...N and N-H...O hydrogen bonds, forming a three-dimensional structure. There are also a number of C-H...O interactions present.


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