October 29, 2012 at 04:00 AM EDT
Geologist Merrill McHenry Keeps His Eye on the Guerrero Gold Belt
The Gold Report: Merrill, speaking as a geologist, what makes the Guerrero Gold Belt in Mexico so highly prospective for gold and silver mineralization? Merrill McHenry: Two words: plate tectonics. Two tectonic events in . . . → Read More: Geologist Merrill McHenry Keeps His Eye on the Guerrero Gold Belt

The Gold Report: Merrill, speaking as a geologist, what makes the Guerrero Gold Belt in Mexico so highly prospective for gold and silver mineralization?

Merrill McHenry: Two words: plate tectonics. Two tectonic events in that area of sufficient scale to create an entire region filled with gold mineralization.

In more detailed terms, the Chortis plate, which was about the size of Colorado, impacted the western side of southern Mexico. The first event, about 140 million years ago, created “laramide” north-south extensional faults. That was followed, about 70 million years later, by a … [visit site to read more]

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