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The title compound, [Zn(C2H8N2)(3)](SiF6), was synthesized ionothermally using choline chloride-imidazolidone as solvent and template provider. In the crystal structure, the anions and cations are located on special positions of site symmetry 3.2 and show a typical octahedral geometry. The Zn-II ion is coordinated by six N atoms from three ethylenediamine molecules. The crystal structure displays weak hydrogen bonding between [SiF6](2-) anions and the ethylenediamine NH hydrogen atoms.
Li , Y , Shi , Q , Slawin , A M Z , Woollins , J D & Dong , J 2009 , ' Tris(ethylenediamine)zinc(II) hexafluoridosilicate ' Acta Crystallographica. Section E, Structure reports online , vol 65 , no. 12 , pp. M1522-U277 . , 10.1107/S1600536809045693
Acta Crystallographica. Section E, Structure reports online
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