Minerals — Open Access Mining & Mineral Processing Journal

Minerals (ISSN 2075-163X; CODEN: MBSIBI) is an international, open access journal of natural mineral systems, mineral resources, mining, and mineral processing. Minerals is published monthly online by MDPI.
  • Open Access - free for readers, with article processing charges (APC) paid by authors or their institutions.
  • High visibility: indexed by the Science Citation Index Expanded (Web of Science), Chemical Abstracts, INSPEC and GeoRef.
  • Rapid publication: manuscripts are peer-reviewed and a first decision provided to authors approximately 22 days after submission; acceptance to publication is undertaken in 5 days (median values for papers published in this journal in first half of 2017).

Impact Factor: 2.088 (2016) ; 5-Year Impact Factor: 2.034 (2016)

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Special Issues

Special Issue in Minerals
Selected Papers from the 6th International Symposium on Mining and Environmental Protection Guest Editor: Ivica Ristović
Deadline: 30 December 2017
Special Issue in Minerals
Molecular Simulation of Mineral-Solution Interfaces Guest Editor: Andrey Kalinichev
Deadline: 31 December 2017
Special Issue in Minerals
Geomicrobiology and Biogeochemistry of Precious Metals Guest Editors: Frank Reith, Jeremiah Shuster
Deadline: 31 January 2018
Special Issue in Minerals
Toxic Mineral Matter in Coal and Coal Combustion Products Guest Editors: Shifeng Dai, Xibo Wang, Lei Zhao
Deadline: 18 February 2018

Topical Collections

Topical Collection in Minerals
Bioleaching Collection Editor: Anna Kaksonen

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