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Acta Cryst. (2013). E69, m678-m679
[ doi:10.1107/S1600536813031681 ]

Bis(2-meth­oxy­anilinium) hexa­bromido­stannate(IV) dihydrate

H. Chouaib, S. Karoui, S. Kamoun and F. Michaud

Abstract: The asymmetric unit of the title compound, (C7H10NO)2[SnBr6]·2H2O, contains one cation, one half-dianion and one lattice water mol­ecule. The [SnBr6]2- dianion, located on an inversion center, exhibits a highly distorted octa­hedral coordination environment, with Sn-Br bond lengths ranging from 2.2426 (9) to 3.0886 (13) Å. In the crystal, O-H...Br, N-H...Br, N-H...O and C-H...Br hydrogen bonds consolidate the packing, which can be described as consisting of alternating anionic (containing dianions and lattice water mol­ecules) and cationic layers parallel to ab plane.


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