When nearer the junction it becomes grey, and has a saccharoid structure.
Limestone becomes granular and saccharoid—it is changed into marble.
saccharoid marble is one of the fine varieties: it frequently contains flakes of mica.
Mica-schist, gneiss, and saccharoid marble are typical of this class.
The siliceous beds accompanying the saccharoid limestone have, in short, a character of their own.
The limestone at this locality is white and saccharoid, with large rhombohedral crystals of calcspar.
The saccharoid and lamellar, or statuary marbles, belong entirely to primitive and transition districts.