The Coordination Behaviour of the Peroxodisulfate Anion with Group XII Metal Ions: [Zn(H2O)(C12H8N2)2(S2O8)]·H2O and Related Compounds
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- Harvey, M.A., Díaz de Vivar, M.E., Baggio, R. et al. J Chem Crystallogr (2011) 41: 1717. doi:10.1007/s10870-011-0163-y
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The title compound is monomeric with a Zn(II) hexacoordinated center. The coordination sphere is formed by four nitrogens from two phenanthroline molecules, one oxygen from a monodentate peroxodisulfate ion, and one oxygen from a water molecule. A non-coordinated water molecule completes the formula with an important role in the stabilization of the structure through the formation of two OHW–H···Opds bridges (acting as a donor) and one OCW–H···OHW bridge where it is an acceptor group (HW: hydration water; pds: peroxodisulfato; CW: coordinated water). The compound is triclinic, space group P-1 with a = 8.763 (3) Å, b = 9.068 (3) Å, c = 17.531 (6) Å, α = 96.48 (2)°, β = 103.94 (3)°, γ = 104.57 (3)°, V = 1286.0 (7) Å3 and Z = 2. The structure was solved by direct methods with a conventional R (on F) = 0.050 for 4534 reflections with Fo > 4σ(Fo). The compound is isomorphous with the Cd analogue (in Harvey et al. Aust J Chem 54:307, 2001). An eventual dependence of conformation and coordination mode of the peroxodisulfate anion on the ancillary organic ligand taking part in the coordination compounds analyzed is discussed.