Mineral Explorers

Mexico

Season 1, Episode 6 of 6

It's the world's largest producer of silver with modern companies ruling the trade but Mexico's silver mining tradition dates back hundreds of years and helped shape the country we know today - a country alive with history and culture. Thomas visits several colonial towns built from the riches of silver mines and explores the ancient craft of silversmithing. Along the way, he finds a great lot of crystallized Mexican minerals but his biggest prize is the opportunity to journey deep inside the world's largest primary silver mine. Minerals featured in this episode: Silver.

Previously Aired

Day
Time
Channel
2/11/2015
9 p.m.
8/29/2018
3 p.m.
8/30/2018
1 a.m.
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