Crystal structure of ammonium bis[(pyridin-2-yl)methyl]ammonium dichloride

Aaron Trischler, Kayode Oshin, Tomislav Pintauer

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In the title molecular salt, C12H14N3 +·NH4 +·2Cl-, the central, secondary-amine, N atom is protonated. The bis[(pyridin-2- yl)methyl]ammonium and ammonium cations both lie across a twofold rotation axis. The dihedral angles between the planes of the pyridine rings is 68.43 (8)°. In the crystal, N-H⋯N and N-H⋯Cl hydrogen bonds link the components of the structure, forming a two-dimensional network parallel to (010). In addition, weak C-H⋯Cl hydrogen bonds exist within the two-dimensional network.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)o692-o693
JournalActa Crystallographica Section E: Crystallographic Communications
Publication statusPublished - Sep 1 2015
Externally publishedYes


All Science Journal Classification (ASJC) codes

  • Condensed Matter Physics
  • Materials Science(all)
  • Chemistry(all)

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