The crystal structure of methylmercury(II) cyanide

Mills J.C., Preston H.S. and Kennard C.H.L. (1968) The crystal structure of methylmercury(II) cyanide. Journal of Organometallic Chemistry, 14 1: 33-41.

Author Mills J.C.
Preston H.S.
Kennard C.H.L.
Title The crystal structure of methylmercury(II) cyanide
Journal name Journal of Organometallic Chemistry   Check publisher's open access policy
ISSN 0022-328X
Publication date 1968-01-01
Sub-type Article (original research)
Volume 14
Issue 1
Start page 33
End page 41
Total pages 9
Subject 2505 Materials Chemistry
2501 Materials Science (miscellaneous)
1606 Political Science
1605 Policy and Administration
1604 Human Geography
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Abstract The crystal structure of methylmercury(II) cyanide, CH3HgCN, has been determined by three dimensional X-ray and neutron diffraction. The compound crystallises out in an orthorhombic unit cell, space group Pnma; cell dimensions (X-ray) a = 9.12(2), b = 6.14(2), c = 7.01(2) Å; cell dimensions (neutron), a = 9.11(2), b = 6.14(2), c = 7.01(2) Å. With four molecules of CH3HgCN per unit cell, all atoms, except the hydrogens, are on mirror planes at y = 1 4, 3 4. Interatomic distances are: HgC (cyanide) = 2.05(1), HgC (methyl) = 2.08(2), and CN = 1.14(1) Å. Refinement indicates that the methyl group is rotating.
Q-Index Code C1
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