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“Potosí and its Silver: The Beginnings of Globalization” – SLDinfo.com #silver

“A decade after the Spanish Conquistadores toppled the Inca Empire (1532-34), an indigenous Andean prospector, Diego Gualpa, in 1545, stumbled onto the richest silver deposit in the world on a high mountain of 4,800 meters (15,750 feet) in the eastern cordillera of the Bolivian Andes…”

Continue reading at: https://sldinfo.com/2020/12/potosi-and-its-silver-the-beginnings-of-globalization/

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