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
Backfilling Materials for Underground Mining Guest Editors: Abbas Taheri, Jixiong Zhang
Deadline: 31 January 2019
Special Issue in Minerals
High-Tech Critical Metals: Evaluation and Deposit Models Guest Editor: Yasushi Watanabe
Deadline: 15 February 2019
Special Issue in Minerals
Arsenic Geochemistry and Health Guest Editor: Kyoung-Woong Kim
Deadline: 28 February 2019
Special Issue in Minerals
Measuring and Predicting Minerals Growth, Dissolution, and Alteration Kinetics Guest Editor: Andreas Luttge
Deadline: 15 March 2019

Topical Collections

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: Igor V. Pekov, Luca Bindi, Irina O. Galuskina
Topical Collection in Minerals
Bioleaching Collection Editor: Anna Kaksonen

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