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Methylammonium antimony sulfide

Lees, R.J.E., Powell, A.V. and Chippindale, A.M. (2005) Methylammonium antimony sulfide. Acta Crystallographica Section C-Crystal Structure Communications, 61 (12). M516-M518. ISSN 0108-2701

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To link to this item DOI: 10.1107/s0108270105032361


Bis(methylammonium) octaantimony(III) dodecasulfide persulfide, (CH3NH3)(2)[Sb8S12(S-2)], contains pairs of [Sb4S7](2-) chains joined through an unusual persulfide bond to create infinite double [Sb8S14](2-) chains. The double chains are interlocked by longer Sb center dot center dot center dot S interactions to form sheets approximately parallel to the (101) crystallographic plane. Methylammonium cations, formed by decomposition of 2-methylpropane-1,2-diamine during the synthesis, are located in large (Sb8S10) hetero-ring apertures created within the double chains.

Item Type:Article
Divisions:Interdisciplinary centres and themes > Chemical Analysis Facility (CAF) > Xray (CAF)
Faculty of Life Sciences > School of Chemistry, Food and Pharmacy > Department of Chemistry
ID Code:11417

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