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Langwies

May's Meteorite of the Month is Langwies, an ordinary (H6) chondrite found May 19, 1985, just south of the village of Langwies, canton Graubunden, Switzerland.

Langwies is a unique meteorite in that the only piece known, a 16.5 g weathered and fusion crusted piece, was found in a glacial moraine.

To date, 11 meteorites have been found in Switzerland, including 7 ordinary chondrites, 3 iron meteorites, and 1 pallasite.

Langwies