Silver can be found in the form of one of its ores, such as chlorargyrite or galena, in the silver deposits of countries including Chile, Bolivia and Peru. Silver may be naturally found in its native, unreactive state in... More »

The world's most prolific silver mines are in Peru, Chile, Bolivia, Mexico, Australia and the United States. Serbia and China also produce substantial amounts of silver. Although miners occasionally uncover nuggets of pu... More »

Deep in the Earth's crust, silver is one of the important metals that can be found, along with gold, copper, lead and zinc. It is formed by forming compounds with sulfur. Due to hot temperature, salty water called brine ... More »

Agate gemstones are found in deposits in countries including Brazil, Argentina, Australia, Mexico, India, and Poland. There are also deposits in American in states including Oregon, Arizona, Montana, South Dakota and Mic... More » Beauty & Fashion Jewelry & Watches Precious Metals & Gems

In descending order, the countries with the largest rainforests are Brazil, D. R. Congo, Indonesia, Peru, India, Mexico, Colombia, Angola and Bolivia. Of all the countries in the world, approximately 62 have some type of... More »

Copper is primarily produced by mining certain mineral compounds that contain copper, processing the ores, and then smelting and extracting the copper metal. Copper materials are recyclable as well, and the recycled copp... More » Beauty & Fashion Jewelry & Watches Precious Metals & Gems

Several large gold nuggets have been found; the largest ever discovered weighed 158.78 pounds or 72.02 kilograms. Named "Welcome Stranger," it was unearthed near Dunolly, Victoria, Australia in 1869. More » Beauty & Fashion Jewelry & Watches Precious Metals & Gems