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Tetra-aqua-bis-[4-(pyrazin-2-ylsulfanylmethyl-κN)benzoato]cobalt(II).

College of Chemistry and Chemical Engineering, Pingdingshan University, Pingdingshan 467000, People's Republic of China.
Acta Crystallographica Section E Structure Reports Online (Impact Factor: 0.35). 01/2010; 66(Pt 10):m1323. DOI: 10.1107/S1600536810037906
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ABSTRACT In the title compound, [Co(C(12)H(9)N(2)O(2)S)(2)(H(2)O)(4)], the Co(II) ion, lying on an inversion center, has an octa-hedral coordination involving two N atoms of two 4-(pyrazin-2-ylsulf-anylmeth-yl)benzoate ligands and four water mol-ecules. In the crystal, O-H⋯O hydrogen bonds between the coordinated water mol-ecules and uncoordinated carboxyl-ate O atoms, and weak π-π inter-actions [centroid-centroid distance = 4.105 (2) Å] between the benzene and pyrazine rings lead to a three-dimensional supra-molecular network.

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