Chlorobis[1,1′-diphenylhydrazido(2-)-N 2]-[hydridotris(pyrazolyl-N2)borato]molybdenum(VI)

Carolina Manzur, David Carrillo, Daphne Boys

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The MoVI atom in the title complex, [MoCl(C9H10BN6)-(C12H 10N2)2] or TpMo(NNPh2)2Cl, where Tp = HB-(C3H3N2)3-, has a distorted octahedral environment afforded by the facially coordinated Tp ligand, two terminal NNPh2 ligands and the chloro ligand. The bond distances Mo-N of 1.773 (3) and 1.780 (3) Å, N-N of 1.319(4) and 1.312 (4) Å, and bond angles MoN-N of 167.1 (2) and 170.9(3)°, in the Mo(NNPh2)2 moiety, together with the absence of pyramidalization on the N atoms remote from the Mo atom, are indicative of an extensive delocalization of the π-electron density throughout the Mo-N-N system.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)1401-1403
Number of pages3
JournalActa Crystallographica Section C: Crystal Structure Communications
Issue number10
StatePublished - 15 Oct 1997


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