What did first Spanish conquerors expect to find in Argentina?

gold
silver
diamonds
coffee
The country name is derived from the Latin argentum (silver - Ag). La Plata Basin (lit­er­al­ly "Silver river") does not have any sources of silver, but the first Spaniards arrived to the area fol­low­ing rumors of the ex­is­tence of silver moun­tain­s.

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silver
diamonds
coffee
answers
flagVietnam
10%
90%
0%
0%
10
flagCanada
39%
56%
0%
4%
23
flagItaly
26%
52%
8%
13%
23
flagthe Netherlands
18%
45%
0%
36%
22
flagIndia
19%
43%
14%
19%
41
flagFrance
35%
42%
21%
0%
14
flagRussia
40%
40%
10%
10%
10
flagGermany
42%
35%
7%
14%
76
flagthe United States
46%
32%
6%
11%
230
flagPoland
38%
31%
13%
16%
5293
flagthe United Kingdom
36%
31%
9%
23%
155
flagSpain
36%
27%
18%
9%
11
flagRepublic of Ireland
47%
23%
14%
14%
21
flagUnknown
54%
11%
16%
18%
235

Gender

men29%
women28%
gold
41%
36%
silver
29%
29%
diamonds
12%
17%
coffee
17%
16%

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