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Sodium maleonitriledithiolate is the chemical compound described by the formula Na2S2C2(CN)2. The name refers to the cis compound, formally derived from maleonitrile. The dianion is a "dithiolene", i.e. a chelating alkene-1,2-dithiolate that serves as a non-innocent ligand for transition metals. Several complexes are known, such as [Ni(mnt)2]2-.
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The salt is synthesized by treating carbon disulfide with sodium cyanide to give the cyanodithioformate salt, which eliminates elemental sulfur in aqueous solution:
The compound was first described by Bähr and Schleitzer 1958.
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