Christoph Mine (Christoff Mine; Old German mine), Kaokoveld Plateau, Kunene Region, Namibia
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|Location is approximate, estimate based on other nearby localities.|
|Latitude & Longitude (WGS84):||18° 41' 36'' South , 13° 44' 30'' East (est.)|
|Margin of Error:||~0km|
|Köppen climate type:||BWk : Cold desert climate|
In 2011 more than 300 groups and loose crystals of dioptase were found. The crystals were typically prismatic, elongated, and measured rarely over 2 cm.
4 valid minerals.
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Brandstetter, R. (2012): Dioptas aus Namibia: Sensationelle Neufunde aus der Christoph Mine im Kaokoland. Lapis. 37 (1):13-15