K10M4Sn4S17 (M = Mn, Fe, Co, Zn): Soluble quaternary sulfides with the discrete [M4Sn 4S17]10- supertetrahedral clusters

Oleg Palchik, Ratnasabapathy G. Iyer, J. H. Liao, Mercouri G. Kanatzidis

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Four cubic compounds are reported that contain the supertetrahedral cluster [M4Sn4S17]10- where M = Mn, Fe, Co, Zn. The cluster features a central quadruply bridging sulfide ion (μ4-S) that holds together four divalent M atoms in a tetrahedral arrangement. This core is capped with four tridentate [SnS4] 4- fragments to complete the structure.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)5052-5054
Number of pages3
JournalInorganic Chemistry
Issue number17
Publication statusPublished - Aug 25 2003


ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Physical and Theoretical Chemistry
  • Inorganic Chemistry

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