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catena-Poly[[aqua-cadmium(II)]-bis-(μ(2)-4-chloro-benzoato)].

Department of Chemistry, Capital Normal University, Beijing 100048, People's Republic of China.
Acta Crystallographica Section E Structure Reports Online (Impact Factor: 0.35). 01/2010; 66(Pt 4):m385-6. DOI: 10.1107/S1600536810008068
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ABSTRACT In the title complex, [Cd(C(7)H(4)ClO(2))(2)(H(2)O)](n), the Cd atom lies on a twofold axis and adopts a square-pyramidal coordination geometry. The water mol-ecule occupies the axial site with O atoms from four different 4-chloro-benzoato ligands in the equatorial plane. Pairs of 4-chloro-benzoato ligands bridge adjacent Cd(II) ions, generating an infinite chain structure along the c axis. Parallel polymeric chains are further inter-connected through water-acetate O-H⋯O hydrogen bonds, forming layers in the bc plane.

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