Minerals — Open Access Journal of Mining & Mineral Processing

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 19 days after submission; acceptance to publication is undertaken in 5.2 days (median values for papers published in this journal in 2017).

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

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Special Issues

Special Issue in Minerals
Se-Bearing Minerals: Structure, Composition, and Origin Guest Editor: Hans-Jürgen Förster
Deadline: 31 March 2018
Special Issue in Minerals
Molecular Simulation of Mineral-Solution Interfaces Guest Editor: Andrey Kalinichev
Deadline: 6 April 2018
Special Issue in Minerals
Heavy Minerals Guest Editor: Sergio Andò
Deadline: 30 April 2018
Special Issue in Minerals
Structural Control of Mineral Deposits: Theory and Reality Guest Editor: Alain Chauvet
Deadline: 15 May 2018

Topical Collections

Topical Collection in Minerals
Bioleaching Collection Editor: Anna Kaksonen

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