Bis[tris(2-hydroxyethyl)ammonium] hexachloroplatinate(IV)

YILMAZ V. T., İçbudak H., Howie R. A.

Acta Crystallographica Section C: Crystal Structure Communications, vol.53, no.3, pp.294-296, 1997 (SCI-Expanded) identifier


The title compound, [HN(C2H4OH)3]2[PtCl6], comprises [HN(C2H4OH)3]+ and [PtCl6]2- ions. In the cation, the ammonium H atom forms an intramolecular bifurcated hydrogen bond with two O atoms. The anions and cations are joined in polymeric chains through hydrogen bonds involving the hydroxyl H atom and the coordinated Cl atoms. The crystal structure is of the antifluorite type.