Rocks & Minerals | Namibia
Introduction: Named after the Tamil 'kurundam' as varieties of this mineral such as ruby and sapphire were mined in India for hundreds of years. They are found in either 'boulder-variety' corundum or in well-shaped crystals varying in size from 1cm to 20cm. It is the second hardest mineral after diamond.
Distribution: Farms Harib 142, Hochveld 112 and Girtis 109 in the Karasberg District. Corundum also occurs in the Windhoek District on Kransnek 269 and Bethlehem 27. It is also found in various locations in Damaraland and the Precambrian rocks near Warmbad.
Crystal system: Hexagonal.
a boutique hotel in the southern suburbs
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Recently opened guest house in a quite upmarket suburb. Offers meals & excellent service
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in the quiet suburb of Olympia
An owner run guest house located in a well established suburb
Well established guest house in a suburban setting
Offers some of the best value for money accommodation in Windhoek
situated in the suburb of Olympia this guest house also doubles as a small art gallery
in the suburb of Klein Whindoek this boutique hotel shares grounds with one of Windhoek's most popular restaurants and a health spa
a small well designed B&B in a popular upmarket suburb
a beautiful, owner-run guest house in a quiet subburb, within walking distance of several eateries