adjective Geology.(of rock)
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Words nearby saccharoid
Example sentences from the Web for saccharoid
Saccharoid marble is one of the fine varieties: it frequently contains flakes of mica.Geology|James Geikie
The saccharoid and lamellar, or statuary marbles, belong entirely to primitive and transition districts.A Dictionary of Arts, Manufactures and Mines|Andrew Ure
The siliceous beds accompanying the saccharoid limestone have, in short, a character of their own.
Limestone becomes granular and saccharoid—it is changed into marble.
When nearer the junction it becomes grey, and has a saccharoid structure.A Manual of Elementary Geology|Charles Lyell.