saccharoid

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sac·cha·roid

 (săk′ə-roid′) or sac·cha·roi·dal (-roid′l)
adj.
Having a texture similar to that of granulated sugar. Used of rocks and minerals.

saccharoid

(ˈsækəˌrɔɪd)
adj
(Geological Science) geology Also: saccharoidal having or designating a texture resembling that of loaf sugar: saccharoid marble.
n
(Biochemistry) biochem any of a group of polysaccharides that remotely resemble sugars, but are not sweet and are often insoluble
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Makrana marbles that belonged to the Precambrian (Pre-Vindhyan) Raialo Series also reported by (Wadia, 1957 and Krishnan, 1982), which was medium to coarse grained, saccharoidal and white outcrops,exposed to the southwest of Makrana near Ras (2619': 7411') was found in Rajasthan (Natani, 2001 and Brown and Dey, 2008).
It is colorless and transparent, occurring commonly in ice-like or saccharoidal drusy aggregates.
This marble typically has a granoblastic saccharoidal texture due to metamorphic recrystallization of limestone.
BAKOUDOU VILLAGE Sample Comments Grade number g/t Au BGG - 200 Grey to white saccharoidal Qz, very altered 2.