Minerals — Open Access Journal

Minerals (ISSN 2075-163X; CODEN: MBSIBI) is an international peer-reviewed 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 18.8 days after submission; acceptance to publication is undertaken in 5.7 days (median values for papers published in this journal in the second half of 2018).
  • 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: 1.835 (2017) ; 5-Year Impact Factor: 2.037 (2017)

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Special Issues

Special Issue in Minerals
Platinum-Group Minerals: New Results and Advances in PGE Mineralogy in Various Ni-Cu-Cr-PGE Ore Systems Guest Editors: Andrei Y. Barkov, Federica Zaccarini
Deadline: 30 March 2019
Special Issue in Minerals
Petrography of Construction Materials: Compositional, Mineralogical and Textural Features Guest Editor: Gianluca Iezzi
Deadline: 31 March 2019
Special Issue in Minerals
Iron Oxide-Copper-gold (IOCG) Deposits Guest Editor: Fernando Henriquez
Deadline: 20 April 2019
Special Issue in Minerals
Acid Mine Drainage Recovery Guest Editor: Sara Couperthwaite
Deadline: 30 April 2019

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, David French
Topical Collection in Minerals
New Minerals Collection Editors: Irina O. Galuskina, Igor V. Pekov, Luca Bindi

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