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).
  • Recognition of Reviewers: reviewers who provide timely, thorough peer-review reports receive vouchers entitling them to a discount on the APC of their next publication in any MDPI journal, in appreciation of the work done.

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

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Special Issues

Special Issue in Minerals
Geometallurgy Guest Editors: Simon Dominy, Louisa O’Connor, Anita Parbhakar-Fox
Deadline: 1 June 2018
Special Issue in Minerals
Authigenic Clay Minerals: Mineralogy, Geochemistry and Applications Guest Editor: Manuel Pozo Rodríguez
Deadline: 30 June 2018
Special Issue in Minerals
Apatite and Ore Deposits Guest Editor: Marc Poujol
Deadline: 15 July 2018
Special Issue in Minerals
Marine Minerals of the Deep Sea: Mineralogy, Crystallography and Their Use for Tailored Processing and Metal Extraction Guest Editors: Carsten Rühlemann, Thomas Kuhn
Deadline: 31 July 2018

Topical Collections

Topical Collection in Minerals
Bioleaching Collection Editor: Anna Kaksonen
Topical Collection in Minerals
Minerals in Coal and Coal Combustion Products Collection Editors: Shifeng Dai, Colin R. Ward, David French

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