Rocks & Minerals | Namibia
Introduction: Nepheline is named after the Greek nephele which means 'cloud', a reference to its appearance when immersed in concentrated acid. It is known to form in rocks that are under-saturated with silica therefore never found with quartz.
Crystal system: Hexagonal.
Lustre: Waxy, greasy.
On an old mission station south of Okahandja, the farm Otjisazu is full of historical interest
Situated some distance west of Okahandja the natural hot spring has been tapped and is used to full both an indoor and outdoor pool
A tranquil garden & African decor give this country hotel laid back, relaxed feeling. Situated on the outskirts of the town of Okahandja
A game farm which offers a 'boutique camping experience' with accommodation in air-conditioned permanently erected tents
Situated on farmland west of Okahandja, Oropoko has a well stocked game park