Poly[dimethylammonium aquadi-μ-oxalatoeuropate(III) trihydrate]

Yang Yi Yang, Shao Bo Zai, Wing Tak Wong, Seik Weng Ng

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In the crystal structure of the polymeric title compound, (C 2H8N)[Eu(C2O4)2(H 2O)]·3H2O, the independent oxalate that lies on a general position chelates to two Eu atoms, as do the other two oxalates that lie on different centres of inversion, the bridging mode of the oxalates giving rise to a three-dimensional anionic network. The water-coordinated Eu atom exists in a tricapped trigonal-prismatic geometry. The cations and solvent water molecules occupy the cavities of the network and are involved in hydrogen bonding with each other and with the network.
Original languageEnglish
JournalActa Crystallographica Section E: Structure Reports Online
Issue number10
Publication statusPublished - 1 Oct 2005
Externally publishedYes

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Condensed Matter Physics
  • Structural Biology


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