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Luachan, Sanchai; Yotnoi, Bunlawee; Prior, Timothy J.; Rujiwatra, Apinpus


Sanchai Luachan

Bunlawee Yotnoi

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Dr Tim Prior
Senior Lecturer in Inorganic Chemistry

Apinpus Rujiwatra


The title compound, [Co(C 10 H 21 N 2 )Cl3], was obtained as the by-product of the attempted synthesis of a cobalt sulfate framework using 1,4-diaza-bicyclo-[2.2.2] octane as an organic template. The asymmetric unit comprises two distinct mol-ecules, and in each, the cobalt(II) ions are tetra-hedrally coordinated by three chloride anions and one 1-butyl-diaza-bicyclo-[2.2.2]octan-1-ium cation. The organic ligands are generated in situ, and exhibit two forms differentiated by the eclipsed and staggered conformations of the butyl groups. These mol-ecules inter-act by way of C - H⋯Cl hydrogen bonds, forming a three-dimensional hydrogen-bonding array.


Luachan, S., Yotnoi, B., Prior, T. J., & Rujiwatra, A. (2009). (1-Butyl-1,4-diazabicyclo[2.2.2]octon-1-ium-κN4)trichloridocobalt(II). Acta Crystallographica Section E: Crystallographic Communications, 65(3), m321-m322.

Journal Article Type Article
Acceptance Date Mar 31, 2009
Online Publication Date Feb 25, 2009
Publication Date Mar 15, 2009
Publicly Available Date Oct 8, 2018
Print ISSN 2056-9890
Electronic ISSN 1600-5368
Publisher International Union of Crystallography
Peer Reviewed Peer Reviewed
Volume 65
Issue 3
Pages m321-m322
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