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The Omuramba Meander

 Karavatu Mine

 

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The Karavatu Mine is an old copper mine between Otavi and Tsumeb, and was the first place the mineral Mottramite, one of the first vanadium-bearing species found in the Otavi Mountains was discovered in 1919. They were dark brown to black in colour and formed coatings on rocks or aborescent clusters of crystals.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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The Omuramba Meander

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Namibia

GPS Coordinates:
-19.270241, 17.548491
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Comfortable

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