Who first mined gold in the Andes Mountains?

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Who first mined gold in the Andes Mountains?

A Centuries-Old Economic Staple:

Mining has played an important role in the economy of countries surrounding the Andes, especially Chile and Peru.

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Mining in the Andes began its boom in the late 15th and early 16th centuries, with most of it occurring after the Spanish conquest of South America,...

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