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.

Answers distribution

gold
silver
diamonds
coffee
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flagVietnam
10%
90%
0%
0%
10
flagGreece
27%
63%
0%
9%
11
flagthe Netherlands
20%
54%
2%
22%
35
flagCanada
37%
54%
0%
8%
24
flagSwitzerland
30%
50%
10%
10%
10
flagItaly
24%
48%
12%
16%
25
flagIndia
21%
43%
13%
19%
46
flagFrance
35%
42%
21%
0%
14
flagGermany
41%
36%
7%
14%
84
flagSerbia
36%
36%
0%
27%
11
flagthe United Kingdom
35%
33%
8%
22%
168
flagthe United States
47%
31%
6%
12%
235
flagPoland
38%
30%
14%
16%
6197
flagthe United Arab Emirates
50%
30%
0%
20%
10
flagAustralia
40%
30%
10%
10%
10
flagUkraine
35%
28%
14%
21%
14
flagSweden
42%
28%
21%
7%
14
flagSpain
36%
27%
18%
9%
11
flagRepublic of Ireland
50%
22%
13%
13%
22
flagUnknown
50%
11%
17%
20%
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Gender

men27%
women28%
gold
41%
36%
silver
27%
28%
diamonds
13%
18%
coffee
17%
16%

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