Show Jar with "Atacamite" Mineral Powder from "Chile" inside !!! Blown Glass Jar with Rolled bottom Edge and Cork Stopper is Circa 1840 to 1880.
Atacamite is a comparatively Rare Mineral, formed from primary copper minerals in the oxidation or weathering zone of arid climates.
Atacamite is a mineral found originally in the desert of Atacama Desert, Chile, and named by D. de Gallizen in 1801.
Strangely enough, the powder is more of a Green Color, that the White which shows when using the Camera's Flash !
Stands 8 inches High, and 3 inches inn Diameter.
Weighs : 2 pounds, and 7.1 Ounces.
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