trans-diaquabis(2-thienyl 2-pyridyl ketone-O,N)copper(II) tetrafluoroborate

Shaun O. Sommerer, Timothy L. Friebe, Alan John Jircitano, Cora E. Macbeth, Khalil A. Abboud

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The title complex, [Cu(C10H7NOS)2(H2O) 2](BF4)2, contains tetragonally elongated octahedral diaquabis(2-thienyl 2-pyridyl ketone)copper(II) cations counterbalanced with BF4- anions. The Cu atom resides on an inversion center and is bonded to the ligand through the pyridine N and the carbonyl O atoms [1.986(2) Å], with a bite angle of 81.39(10)°. The thiophene is not involved in coordination. The coordinated water molecules are hydrogen bridged to adjacent BF4- anions, linking the cation and anion in an extended chain.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)178-179
Number of pages2
JournalActa Crystallographica Section C: Crystal Structure Communications
Issue number2
Publication statusPublished - Feb 15 1998


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  • Biochemistry, Genetics and Molecular Biology(all)

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