A new polymorph of the title compound, C8H16B10, is reported. The carborane icosahedron is relatively undistorted, with the phenyl substituent twisted out of the C2-C1-Cring plane by 18.3(2)°, which is in good agreement with the conformation predicted by molecular-orbital calculations.
|Number of pages||3|
|Journal||Acta Crystallographica Section C: Crystal Structure Communications|
|Publication status||Published - 15 Apr 1996|