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Rocks & Minerals | Namibia

Introduction: Cordierite occurs in granites and various metamorphic rocks, mainly in alluvial deposits due to its hardness. This mineral is named after a French geologist, Pierre Louis Antoine Cordier. Usually blue, it can also be violet, grey, brown, yellow or green.

Distribution: Between Walvis Bay and Rooibank north of Zebra Mountain and many other central and coastal locations including between Henties Bay and Swakopmund.

Composition: Silicate.

Crystal system: Orthorhombic.

Lustre: Vitreous.

Streak: White.

Hardness: 7-7.5.

Amjicaja Guest House

5km from the town center and within walking distance of the lagoon

Courtyard Hotel - Walvis Bay

A business hotel close to the town center

Lagoon Lodge

A bright & cozy lodge overlooking the lagoon and close to all of the cities amenities

Oyster Box Guest House

A small, upmarket, owner managed guest house offering excellent views over the Walvis Bay lagoon

Pelican Bay Hotel

Well situated with views over the lagoon and close to the ever popular Raft Restaurant

Pelican Point Lodge

Adjacent to a light house on a remote peninsula near the town of Walvis Bay. Pelican Point Lodge offers luxurious accommodation in a tranquil, remote & unspoiled environment

Spindrift Guest House

A friendly & relaxing eight roomed guest house

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