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Part 6 
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June 2013  

Received 30 April 2013
Accepted 16 May 2013
Online 22 May 2013

Key indicators
Single-crystal X-ray study
T = 200 K
Mean [sigma](C-C) = 0.009 Å
Disorder in main residue
R = 0.048
wR = 0.083
Data-to-parameter ratio = 19.4
Details
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Bis[[mu]-1,3-bis(diphenylphosphanyl)propane-[kappa]2P:P']digold(I) tetrachloridonickelate(II) diethyl ether monosolvate

aDepartment of Chemistry, Graduate School of Science, Osaka University, Toyonaka, Osaka 560-0043, Japan
Correspondence e-mail: igashira@chem.sci.osaka-u.ac.jp

The title compound, [Au2(C27H26P2)2][NiCl4]·C4H10O, consists of a digold(I) complex cation, an [NiCl4]2- complex anion and a diethyl ether solvent molecule. Two 1,3-bis(diphenylphosphanyl)propane (dppp) ligands bridge two AuI atoms, forming a metallacycle in which each of the AuI atoms is coordinated in a slightly distorted linear environment by two P atoms. In the complex anion, the NiII atom is coordinated by four chloride ligands in a distorted tetrahedral geometry. The complex cation and the complex anion form a cation-anion pair through two Au...Cl contacts of 3.040 (1) and 3.021 (2) Å. One of the phenyl groups of the dppp ligand is disordered over two positions with equal occupancies.

Related literature

For closely related structures, see: Gruber & Jansen (2010[Gruber, F. & Jansen, M. (2010). Z. Anorg. Allg. Chem. 636, 2352-2356.]); Brandys & Puddephatt (2001[Brandys, M.-C. & Puddephatt, R. J. (2001). Chem. Commun. pp. 1280-1291.]). For related studies, see: Igashira-Kamiyama et al. (2012[Igashira-Kamiyama, A., Matsushita, N., Lee, R., Tsuge, K. & Konno, T. (2012). Bull. Chem. Soc. Jpn, 85, 706-708.]); Lee et al. (2012[Lee, R., Igashira-Kamiyama, A., Motoyoshi, H. & Konno, T. (2012). CrystEngComm, 14, 1936-1938.]); Lim et al. (2011[Lim, S. H., Olmstead, M. M. & Balch, A. L. (2011). J. Am. Chem. Soc. 133, 10229-10238.]); Hashimoto et al. (2010[Hashimoto, Y., Tsuge, K. & Konno, T. (2010). Chem. Lett. 39, 601-603.]). For the starting material, see: Howard-Lock et al. (1986[Howard-Lock, H. E., Lock, C. J. L., Martins, M. L., Smalley, P. S. & Bell, R. A. (1986). Can. J. Chem. 64, 1215-1219.]); Blondeau et al. (1967[Blondeau, P., Berse, C. & Gravel, D. (1967). Can. J. Chem. 45, 49-52.]); Mirabelli et al. (1987[Mirabelli, C. K., Hill, D. T., Faucette, L. F., McCabe, F. L., Girard, G. R., Bryan, D. B., Sutton, B. M., Bartus, J. O'L., Crooke, S. T. & Johnson, R. K. (1987). J. Med. Chem. 30, 2181-2190.]). For a description of the Cambridge Structural Database, see: Allen (2002[Allen, F. H. (2002). Acta Cryst. B58, 380-388.]).

[Scheme 1]

Experimental

Crystal data
  • [Au2(C27H26P2)2][NiCl4]·C4H10O

  • Mr = 1493.40

  • Monoclinic, P 21 /n

  • a = 18.9290 (5) Å

  • b = 16.1945 (7) Å

  • c = 19.0895 (17) Å

  • [beta] = 97.368 (7)°

  • V = 5803.5 (6) Å3

  • Z = 4

  • Mo K[alpha] radiation

  • [mu] = 5.70 mm-1

  • T = 200 K

  • 0.28 × 0.05 × 0.03 mm

Data collection
  • Rigaku R-AXIS VII diffractometer

  • Absorption correction: multi-scan (ABSCOR; Higashi, 1995[Higashi, T. (1995). ABSCOR. Rigaku Corporation, Tokyo, Japan.]) Tmin = 0.580, Tmax = 0.773

  • 45449 measured reflections

  • 13273 independent reflections

  • 10666 reflections with I > 2[sigma](I)

  • Rint = 0.042

Refinement
  • R[F2 > 2[sigma](F2)] = 0.048

  • wR(F2) = 0.083

  • S = 1.14

  • 13273 reflections

  • 685 parameters

  • 78 restraints

  • H-atom parameters constrained

  • [Delta][rho]max = 1.16 e Å-3

  • [Delta][rho]min = -0.88 e Å-3

Table 1
Selected bond lengths (Å)

Au1-P1 2.3109 (13)
Au1-P3 2.3129 (13)
Au2-P2 2.3013 (13)
Au2-P4 2.3050 (13)
Ni1-Cl4 2.2359 (15)
Ni1-Cl2 2.2548 (16)
Ni1-Cl1 2.2558 (15)
Ni1-Cl3 2.2780 (14)

Data collection: PROCESS-AUTO (Rigaku, 2000[Rigaku (2000). PROCESS-AUTO. Rigaku Corporation, Tokyo, Japan.]); cell refinement: PROCESS-AUTO; data reduction: PROCESS-AUTO; 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: Yadokari-XG 2009 (Kabuto et al., 2009[Kabuto, C., Akine, S., Nemoto, T. & Kwon, E. (2009). Nihon Kessho Gakkaishi, 51, 218-224.]); software used to prepare material for publication: Yadokari-XG 2009.


Supplementary data and figures for this paper are available from the IUCr electronic archives (Reference: GK2571 ).


Acknowledgements

This work was supported by a Grant-in Aid for Science Research (No. 23350026) from the Ministry of Education, Culture, Sports, Science and Technology of Japan.

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Acta Cryst (2013). E69, m339  [ doi:10.1107/S1600536813013470 ]

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