The crystal structure of the title compound, previously reported as having one less molecule of water, has been determined from X-ray diffractometer data and refined by least squares to R 0.080 for 1455 observed reflections. Crystals are monoclinic, space group P21/n, a = 11.210(3), b = 13.626(2), c = 9.727(3) Å, β = 105.17(2)°, Z = 4. Interatomic distances are: mean Co-N 1.94, Co-S 2.181(3), Co-O 2.037(7), mean Cl-O 1.41, and mean S-O 1.46 Å. The Co-OH2 distance is long, presumably as a consequence of the trans-effect of the sulphite ligand.
|Number of pages||3|
|Journal||Journal of the Chemical Society, Dalton Transactions|
|Publication status||Published - 1975|