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Angelsite

Rocks & Minerals | Namibia

Introduction: Named after the Isle of Anglesey in Wales, where this mineral was first discovered. Although pure anglesite is white to colourless it can take the colour of copper. Crystals are heavy due to the specific gravity. Large crystals over 20cm were common.

Distribution: Common in the Tsumeb Mine before it closed. The Berg Aukas and Abenab West mines have also produced anglesite.

Composition: Sulphate.

Crystal system: Orthorhombic.

Lustre: Glassy, adamantine.

Streak: White.

Hardness: 2.5-3.

African Odyssey

23 Days - Visits everything between the Fish River Canyon (in the south) to the Zambezi Region (in the north) and still has time to head via the Okavango Delta to Victoria Falls. Ideal for the first time visitor wanting to pack as much into their trip as possible

Combination Safari

19 Days - a good choice for those wishing to experience the best parts of Namibia & Botswana. For good measure a visit to the Okavango Delta & Victoria Falls is also include. Departs from Windhoek & ends either at Vic Falls or back in Windhoek

Itenga Wildlife Mobile Safari

15 Days - Our 'mobile safaris' offer a slightly more comfortable camping experience than the other itineraries on these pages. Alternating departures run between Windhoek & Victoria Falls visiting Chobe National Park, Etosha Park, a himba village, the coastal town of Swakopmund and the Sossusvlei sand dunes.

Namibian Experience Safari

14 Days - When we first designed a Namibian trip this was the itinerary, it still works brilliantly and is our most popular safari. Runs from Windhoek to Windhoek and includes all the major tourist attractions

Essence of Namibia Mobile Safari

12 Days - This mobile safari takes in the most popular attractions. Including the Waterberg Plateau, Etosha National Park, Kaokoland (and a visit to a Himba settlement) the Skeleton Coast & Sossusvlei

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