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Langwies
Basic information Name: Langwies
     This is an OFFICIAL meteorite name.
Abbreviation: There is no official abbreviation for this meteorite.
Observed fall: No
Year found: 1985
Country: Switzerland
Mass:help 16.5 g
Classification
  history:
Meteoritical Bulletin:  MB 64  (1986)  H6
NHM Catalogue:  5th Edition  (2000)  H6
MetBase:  v. 7.1  (2006)  H6
Recommended:  H6    [explanation]

This is 1 of 6427 approved meteorites (plus 5 unapproved names) classified as H6.   [show all]
Search for other: H chondrites, H chondrites (type 4-7), Ordinary chondrites, and Ordinary chondrites (type 4-7)
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Writeup from MB 64:
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DISCOVERY OF THE LANGWIES, SWITZERLAND, STONY METEORITE

Name: LANGWIES

Place of find: 500 meters south of the village of Langwies, canton Graubunden, Switzerland.

46°49'N., 9°43'E.

Date of find: 19 May, 1985

Class and type: Stone. Olivine-bronzite chondrite (H6). Olivine Fa18_6.

Number of individual

specimens: 1

Total weight: 16.5 g

Circumstances of find: Found in a glacial moraine by W Zeitschel. The specimen is partly crusted and weathered.

Source: N. and W Zeitschel, P.O. Box 2340, D-6450 Hanau 1, West Germany.

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References: Published in Meteoritical Bulletin, no. 64, Meteoritics 21, 309-313 (1986)
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Geography:

Switzerland
Coordinates:
     Catalogue of Meteorites:   (46° 49'N, 9° 43'E)
     Recommended::   (46° 49'N, 9° 43'E)

Statistics:
     This is the only approved meteorite from Graubunden, Switzerland
     This is 1 of 11 approved meteorites from Switzerland (plus 3 unapproved names)
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