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Acta Cryst. (2013). E69, m330
[ doi:10.1107/S160053681301307X ]

Bis(1,4-diazoniabicyclo[2.2.2]octane) di-[mu]-chlorido-bis[tetrachloridoantimonate(III)] dihydrate

T. Ben Rhaiem, H. Boughzala and A. Driss

Abstract: The title salt, (C6H14N2)2[Sb2Cl10]·2H2O, was obtained by slow evaporation of an acidic solution of 1,4-diazabicyclo[2.2.2]octane and SbCl3. The crystal structure consists of (C6H14N2)2+ cations, [Sb2Cl10]4- double octahedra and lattice water molecules. All molecular components are situated on special positions. The cation and the lattice water molecule exhibit mirror symmetry, whereas the anion has site symmetry 2/m. The cations, anions and water molecules are alternately arranged into columns along [010]. Individual columns are joined into layers extending along (001). Intralayer N-H...O and interlayer N-H...Cl hydrogen-bonding interactions lead to the formation of a three-dimensional network.

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