saccharoidal


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saccharoidal

[¦sak·ə¦rȯid·əl]
(petrology)
The texture of a rock that is crystalline or granular. Also known as sucrosic; sugary.
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Discovery of a micro saccharoidal quartz boulder yielding a value of 1,04 g/t Au 1,3 km south-east of Zone A.
BGG - 597 White to rusty dark Qz, slightly saccharoidal 1.
Trenches NiTr2, NiTr3, NiTr4 and NiTr5 were placed across the Nicole zone starting from NW and progressively moving toward the SE after an extensive program of line cutting and surface rock-chip geochemistry indicated a consistent trend in blocks of saccharoidal quartz with anomalous gold values.