(C4H12N2)3[Ga 4(OH)2(H2PO4)2(HPO 4)4(PO4)2]: A new organically templated gallium phosphate

Chia Her Lin*, Sue Lein Wang

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The solvothermal reaction of gallium oxide with phosphoric acid in water/ethylene glycol in the presence of piperazine gave the title compound, bis(piperazinium) bis(dihydrogenphosphato)tetra-μ2- hydrogenphosphato-di-μ3-hydroxo-di-μ3-phosphato- tetragallate(III), (C4H12N2) 3[Ga4(OH)2(H2PO4) 2-(HPO4)4(PO4)2]. The compound is isostructural with its FeIII analogue, and contains one-dimensional anionic chains with piperazinium cations lying between them. The tetranuclear anionic building blocks and the piperazinium cations lie on inversion centres.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)m3289-m3290
JournalActa Crystallographica Section E: Structure Reports Online
Issue number12
Publication statusPublished - 2006 Dec
Externally publishedYes

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • General Chemistry
  • General Materials Science
  • Condensed Matter Physics


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