Please Note:

The Open Access Repository will be moving to a new authentication system on the 1st of November.

From this date onwards, account holders will be required to login using their University of Tasmania credentials.
If your current repository username differs from your University username, please email so we can update these details on your behalf.

Due to the change, there will be a short outage of the repository from 9am on the morning of the 1st of November

Open Access Repository

Crystal and Molecular Structure of Polymeric MeSHgO2CMe and MeSHgO2CMe,C5H5N and the Tetranuclear Complex (ButS)-4C14Hg4(C5H5N)2


Downloads per month over past year

Canty, AJ and Raston, CL and White, AH (1978) Crystal and Molecular Structure of Polymeric MeSHgO2CMe and MeSHgO2CMe,C5H5N and the Tetranuclear Complex (ButS)-4C14Hg4(C5H5N)2. Australian Journal of Chemistry, 31 (3). pp. 677-684. ISSN 0004-9425

[img] PDF
AJC1978_2C_677...pdf | Request a copy
Full text restricted
Available under University of Tasmania Standard License.


Crystals of methanethiolatomercury(II) acetate are monoclinic, P 21/c, with a 5.292(2), b 15.912(7), c 7.O86(2) A, beta 92.96(3), Z 4, and its pyridine complex MeSHgO2CMe,C5H5N is monoclinic, P21/n, with a 10.093(3), b 7.026(2), c 15.350(5) A, beta 105.01(3), Z 4 . Both structures are based on a polymeric chain (-Hg-SMe-)n with coordinated acetate groups. In MeSHg02CMe the chains are
linked into sheets by bridging acetate groups, and in the pyridine complex the chains are isolated with pyridine and acetate coordination at each mercury. Crystals of
(ButS)4CI4Hg4(C5H5N)2 are triclinic, P1 bar, with a 14.399(6), b 9.893(6), c 9.597(5) A, alpha 121.82(1), beta 102.52(4), gamma 102.94(4), and Z 1. The structure is based on a tetranuclear grouping of mercury atoms bridged by chloride and thiolate species and centrosymmetric about the origin. There are two mercury environments 'Hg(mu-SBut)2ClN' and Hg(mu-SBut)2(mu-Cl)2' with the dichloro bridge linking two equivalent mercury atoms on opposite sides of an (-Hg-SBut-)4 ring.

Item Type: Article
Journal or Publication Title: Australian Journal of Chemistry
Page Range: pp. 677-684
ISSN: 0004-9425
Identification Number - DOI: 10.1071/CH9780677
Date Deposited: 11 Jan 2008 00:38
Last Modified: 18 Nov 2014 03:26
Item Statistics: View statistics for this item

Actions (login required)

Item Control Page Item Control Page