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Acta Cryst. (2013). E69, m620
[ doi:10.1107/S1600536813028614 ]

Redetermination of bis­(acetyl­acetonato-[kappa]2O,O')(1,10-phenanthroline-[kappa]2N,N')manganese(II)

S. Suckert, I. Jess and C. Näther

Abstract: In the crystal structure of the title compound, [Mn(C5H7O2)2(C12H8N2)], the Mn2+ cation is coordinated by one bidentate 1,10-phenanthroline ligand and two acetyl­acetonate anions within a slightly distorted N2O4 octa­hedron. The asymmetric unit consists of one Mn2+ cation situated on a twofold rotation axis, one half of a 1,10-phenanthroline ligand and one acetyl­acetonate anion. In comparison with the previous determination based on visually estimated intensities recorded on precession photographs, the current redetermination with image-plate data reveals bond lengths and angles with much higher precision.

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