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Rocks & Minerals | Namibia

Introduction: Copper is used in cables, coils and in copper wiring as it is an excellent conductor. It is named from the Latin word 'cuprum' itself from 'cyprium' meaning a metal from Cyprus. Found in colours that vary from copper-red to pale pink or brown, it occurs in a number of forms including wiry fibres, crystals (rare) and flat sheets.

Distribution: Tsumeb, Kombat and Klein Aub copper mines.

Composition: Native metal.

Crystal system: Cubic.

Lustre: Metallic.

Streak: Light red.

Hardness: 2.5-3.

Topaz - Honeymoon Self Drive

20 Days - By using a range of accommodation types and styles this self drive manages to keep costs down while still visiting spectacular areas of the country.

Diamond - Honeymoon Self Drive

14 Days - This spectacular self-drive itinerary, created especially for honeymooners, is the ultimate experience that Namibia has to offer in terms of luxury and exclusivity.

Tourmaline - Honeymoon Self Drive

14 Days - Still staying in top quality accommodation the Tourmaline is a more realistic itinerary for those on a more upper mid-range budget.

Malachite - Honeymoon Self Drive

14 Days - A good value for money mid range honeymoon self drive, visiting the best Namibia has to offer

Aquamarine - Honeymoon Self Drive

9 Days - Etohsa Park & the dunes of the Namib Desert are the two main attractions on this trip

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