Rocks & Minerals | Namibia
Introduction: Marble is a metamorphic rock formed from sandstone and mined in quarries. It is highly valued for its appearance, resistance to fire and erosion plus overall strength.
Composition: Calcite or dolomite or a combination of these carbonate minerals.
Colouration: Many colours often mixed. Impurities in the minerals produce variations in colour.
Uses: Buildings, monuments and sculptures. Finely ground marble can be used as abrasives for soaps. Other uses include in paving roads, roofing materials and for flooring.
Nestled in a conservation area in the majestic Erongo Mountains this property contains a wide selection of rock art. Activities here center around rock art and various guided walking trails serve as a good introduction to Namibian rock art
A luxury lodge offering top notch rooms & facilities. Guided game drives and bush walks allow guests to thoroughly explore the area.
One of our favourite lodges in Namibia - excellent accommodation, food and guided walks in beautiful surroundings make for an enjoyable and relaxing stay.
A variety of activities are on offer at this lodge near Karibib. Accommodation ranges from camping and self-catering options to private bungalows
Situated at the foot of the Hohenstein mountain, this lodge offers many hiking and climbing opportunities. It is also well situated to visit the Spitzkoppe Mountain
A charming lodge in the town of Omaruru. With all the facilities you may require including a popular restaurant & bar
Around 30km east of Omaruru this pretty little guest farms offers self catering units in a tranquil and pleasant environment