Rocks & Minerals | Namibia
Introduction: What's pale green and named after the botanical name for the gooseberry plant, Ribes grossularia? Its the mineral grossular of course and it forms beautifully coloured crystals often red, orange, green or yellow dodecahedrons. Grey grossular has little or no value but the green and red crystals are the most sought after.
Distribution: The Ais dome skarn deposit in the Omaruru District.
Crystal system: Cubic.
Lustre: Resinous, vitreous.
7 Days - The famous Fish River Hike complete with a guide and return transport from Windhoek
5 Days - Head to the top of the highest peak in Namibia
6 Days - Includes transport to and from Windhoek
5 Days - Explore the Fish River carrying only a day pack while your possessions & equipment are transported on a mule train
5 Days - Hiking in the Namib Desert - with transport from Windhoek included
4 Days - Hiking in the Fish River Canyon while your equipment is transported by mule
4 Days - Guided hike on the Waterberg Plateau
3 or 4 Days - Absolutely brilliant! One of the best experiences in Namibia
3 Days - Excellent guided walking trail on the NamibRand private reserve (near Sossusvlei)