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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Minerals Editorial Office
St. Alban-Anlage 66, 4052 Basel, Switzerland
Tel. +41 61 683 77 34
Fax: +41 61 302 89 18
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Special Issues

Special Issue in Minerals
Carbon Capture and Storage via Mineral Carbonation Guest Editor: Juerg M. Matter
Deadline: 31 August 2017
Special Issue in Minerals
Fundamentals and Frontiers in Mineralogy Guest Editor: Paul Sylvester
Deadline: 30 September 2017
Special Issue in Minerals
Mineral Resources and the Environment Guest Editor: Michael Stamatakis
Deadline: 30 October 2017
Special Issue in Minerals
Mining and Mineral Exploration Geophysics Guest Editors: Jonathan Chambers, Sebastian Uhlemann
Deadline: 30 November 2017
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