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Dr. Peter K.M. Megaw

Dr. Peter K.M. Megaw is a Consulting Exploration Geologist, President of IMDEX/Cascabel, and co-founder of MAG Silver and Minaurum Gold.

Dr. Megaw’s Ph.D. work at the University of Arizona was an exploration-focused geological/geochemical study of the Santa Eulalia Ag-Pb-Zn District, Chihuahua and Carbonate Replacement Deposits (CRDs) of Mexico in general.

He has published extensively on CRDs and Epithermal Vein deposits and is a frequent speaker at international academic and technical symposia.

His primary exploration foci are CRDs and Epithermal Vein Deposits, which he has worked on throughout the Cordillera of North and South America, Ireland and Turkey.

Peter was awarded the Society of Mining Engineers 2012 Robert M. Dreyer Award for excellence in Applied Economic Geology and the PDAC 2017 Thayer Lindsley Award for Outstanding Exploration Success for the significant discoveries made by his team at Juanicipio-Fresnillo, Zacatecas; Platosa, Durango; and Cinco de Mayo-Pozo Seco, Chihuahua.


The understanding of plate tectonics turned geology into a real science – Peter Megaw


Mexico is the place to be for silver – Peter Megaw


The crust of the Earth is just loaded with metals – Peter Megaw

Talking Hidden Treasures Peter Megaw

The Crust of the Earth is Just Loaded with Metals: Peter Megaw is Talking Hidden Treasures


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