Defiance Silver Corp., an exploration stage company, engages in the acquisition, exploration, evaluation, and development of mineral properties primarily in Mexico. It primarily explores for gold, copper, and silver deposits. The company holds interest in the Tepal gold-copper project located in MichoacÃ¡n state, Mexico; and the Lagartos project that consists of 14 concessions with a total area of approximately 800 hectares located in Zacatecas Silver District. It also has an option to acquire a 100% interest in the San Acacio silver deposit that consists of 10 mining concessions located to the north of the city of Zacatecas, Mexico. The company was formerly known as Defiance Capital Corp. and changed its name to Defiance Silver Corp. in June 2011. Defiance Silver Corp. was incorporated in 2007 and is based in Vancouver, Canada.