Definitive crystal structure of 1,1'-bis[1,2-dicarba-closo-dodecaborane(11)]

Wing Man, Georgina Margaret Rosair, Alan Jeffrey Welch

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In the title compound, C4H22B20, the two {1,2-closo-C2B10H11} cages are linked across a centre of inversion with a C–C distance of 1.5339 (11) Å. By careful analysis of the structure, it is established that the non-linking cage C atom is equally disordered over cage vertices 2 and 3.
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)462-465
Number of pages4
JournalActa Crystallographica Section E: Structure Reports Online
Issue number12
Publication statusPublished - Dec 2014


  • crystal structure
  • carboranes
  • 1,2-dicarba-closo-dodecaborane(11)
  • cage compounds


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