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Dr. Peter Megaw

Dr. Peter Megaw

Dr. Megaw, C.P.G. is President of INDEX/Cascabel and co-founder of MAG Silver Corporation, a company focused on projects located within the Mexican Silver Belt. He has a Ph.D. in Economic Geology from the University of Arizona and more than 35 years of relevant experience focused on silver and gold exploration in Mexico. He is a certified Professional Geologist by the American Institute of Professional Geologists and an Arizona Registered geologist. Dr. Megaw has been instrumental in a number of mineral discoveries in Mexico including new ore bodies at existing mines, Excellon Resources’ Platosa Mine, and MAG Silver’s Juanicipio-Fresnillo, Zacatecas; and Cinco de Mayo-Pozo Seco, Chihuahua. He and his associates also put together the Mexican property portfolio now held by Revolution Resources Corp. and arranged the acquisition of X-Strata’s Latin American holdings by Linear Gold. Dr. Megaw has served on the Board of MAG Silver since 2005, Candente Gold since 2009 and Minaurum Gold since 2010. Dr. Megaw was awarded the Society of Mining Engineers 2012 Robert M. Dreyer Award for excellence in Applied Economic Geology and the Carnegie Mineralogical Medal for 2009. He is the author of numerous scientific publications on ore deposits and is a frequent speaker at academic and international exploration conferences.