Rocks & Minerals | Namibia
Introduction: Named after Andalusia in Spain, where this mineral was first discovered. Crystals often elongate, pencil-like and are often red-brown to tan. It is used in the manufacture of high-alumina refractory products and in ceramics production and is an non-corrosive agent. Aluminium is extracted from andalusite and its lightness is used the aircraft industry.
Crystal system: Orthorhombic.
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