Crystal structure of Tris(N,N-diethyldithiocarbamato)thallium(III)

David L. Kepert, Colin L. Raston, Nicholas K. Roberts, Allan H. Whitec

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Abstract

The crystal structure of the title compound, [Tl(S2CNEt2)3], has been determined by single-crystal X-ray diffraction methods at 295 K and refined by full-matrix least squares to a residual of 0·050 for 2517 ‘observed’ reflections. Crystals are monoclinic, with space group A2/a, a 14-789(7), b 10·428(4), c 18·207(9) Å, β 118·11(4)°, Z 4, and are isostructural with those of the previously determined gallium and indium analogues, the molecule having 2 symmetry with; T1-S> 2·666 Å. As in the dimethyl/thallium analogue, the departure of the TlS6 core symmetry from 3 is large and is examined in terms of electron-pair repulsion theory.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)1927-1932
Number of pages6
JournalAustralian Journal of Chemistry
Volume31
Issue number9
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 1978
Externally publishedYes

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