Toluca is an iron meteorite found in 1776 in Mexico near Toluca.
It probably fell more than 10000 years ago. For centuries, Mexican people living near the meteorites, used them as a source of metal for various tools. It was discovered by conquistadores in 1776.
The total known mass is about 3 tonnes.
Composition and classification
This iron meteorite is a coarse octahedrite, chemical type IAB-sLL. The mean composition is 91% Fe and 8,1% Ni. It often contains large troilite inclusions.