Talk to enough prospectors from Arizona and Southern California, and eventually you will hear some stories about gold prospecting in Mexico. It’s a country that has vast mineral wealth including it fair share of placer mining opportunities. The dry climate means that most Mexican gold prospectors use metal detectors to hunt for elusive nuggets. There […]
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Silver and Gold Mining in Old Mexico
Mexico is no stranger to mining; in fact it has become a leading producer of many valuable minerals including precious metals. Silver is what Mexico is well-known for, and it is currently the world’s leading producer of the metal. Significant amounts of gold are recovered as a by-product of the silver mines. The rich deposits […]
The Boot of Cortez Gold Nugget from Mexico – 389 Ounces!
Have you ever tried metal detecting for gold nuggets? If you have, there is a good chance that you found some trash, old iron junk, probably a few square nails, but didn’t find any gold. No doubt, finding gold with a metal detector is challenging. However, this story might give you some motivation to keep […]