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Dicyanido[tris-(2-pyridyl-meth-yl)amine]-cobalt(III) hexa-fluorido-phosphate.

Acta Crystallographica Section E Structure Reports Online (Impact Factor: 0.35). 05/2011; 67(Pt 5):m566. DOI: 10.1107/S1600536811012001
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ABSTRACT In the title complex, [Co(CN)(2)(C(18)H(18)N(4))]PF(6), the Co(III) atom together with one of the pyridyl rings and two cyanide anions are located on a mirror plane, while the P atom is located on an inversion centre. The Co(III) atom exhibits an octa-hedral geometry, coordinated by four N atoms from the tris-(2-pyridyl-meth-yl)amine ligand with an average Co-N distance of 1.953 (2) Å, and two cyanide C atoms with an average Co-C distance of 1.895 (2) Å. The crystal packing is stabilized by inter-molecular C-H⋯N and C-H⋯F inter-actions.

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