adjective Geology. (of rock)
Origin of saccharoid
Examples from the Web for saccharoid
Historical Examples of saccharoid
Limestone becomes granular and saccharoid—it is changed into marble.The World Before the Deluge
When nearer the junction it becomes grey, and has a saccharoid structure.A Manual of Elementary Geology
Mica-schist, gneiss, and saccharoid marble are typical of this class.
The limestone at this locality is white and saccharoid, with large rhombohedral crystals of calcspar.In the Arctic Seas
Francis Leopold McClintock
Saccharoid marble is one of the fine varieties: it frequently contains flakes of mica.