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Prof. Dr. Paul Sylvester
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Editor-in-Chief
Endowed Pevehouse Chair, Department of Geosciences, Texas Tech University, Lubbock, TX 79409-1053, USA
Interests: laser ablation ICP-MS; automated SEM; accessory mineral geochronology; mineral geochemistry; ore mineralogy; shale mineralogy
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Prof. Dr. Anna H. Kaksonen *
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Section Editor-in-Chief
Commonwealth Scientific and Industrial Research Organisation (CSIRO), 147 Underwood Avenue, Floreat, WA 6014, Australia
Interests: biocorrosion; bioelectrochemistry; bioflotation; biogeochemistry; bioleaching; biomining; biooxidation; bioprecipitation; bioreduction; bioremediation; circular economy; resource recovery; waste management; wastewater treatment
* Section: Environmental Mineralogy and Biogeochemistry
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Prof. Dr. Huifang Xu *
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Department of Geoscience, University of Wisconsin - Madison, 1215 West Dayton Street, Madison, WI 53706, USA
Interests: mineralogy; nano-minerals; origin of dolomite; carbon and carbonate cycles; interface geochemistry; XRD; electron microscopy; X-ray and neutron total scattering of minerals
* Section: Crystallography and Physical Chemistry of Minerals & Nanominerals
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Prof. Dr. Nigel J. Cook *
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School of Chemical Engineering, University of Adelaide, Adelaide, SA 5005, Australia
Interests: ore minerals; trace element analysis; ore deposit geology
* Section: Mineral Geochemistry and Geochronology
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Prof. Dr. Theodore J. Bornhorst *
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Emeritus Professor, Department of Geological and Mining Engineering and Sciences, Michigan Technological University, Houghton, MI 49931, USA
Interests: economic geology; geochemistry, petrology, Precambrian geology and environmental geochemistry of mine wastes
* Section: Mineral Deposits
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Prof. Dr. Hanumantha Rao Kota *
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Department of Geoscience and Petroleum, Norwegian University of Science and Technology (NTNU), NO-7491 Trondheim, Norway
Interests: surface and pulp chemistry of flotation; flotation of sulphide, industrial, silicate and iron minerals; molecular modelling of inorganic/organic interfaces; minerals bioprocessing; coal preparation
* Section: Mineral Processing and Extractive Metallurgy
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Dr. Yannicke Dauphin *
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National d'Histoire Naturelle, Biodiversité, 75005 Paris, France
Interests: biomineralization; mollusc shells; coral skeletons; bone and teeth; mineralogy; organic matrices; SEM; AFM; chromatography; electrophoresis; Infrared and Raman spectroscopy; XANES; electron microprobe; fossilization and diagenesis
* Section: Biomineralization and Biominerals
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Dr. Andrey G. Kalinichev *
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1. Laboratoire SUBATECH (UMR 6457–Institut Mines-Télécom Atlantique, Université de Nantes, CNRS/IN2P3), 44307 Nantes, France
2. International Laboratory for Supercomputer Atomistic Modelling and Multiscale Analysis, National Research University Higher School of Economics, 123458 Moscow, Russia
Interests: computational molecular modeling of mineral-water interfaces and confined aqueous phases in clay, cement, and other nano-strucutred materials; environmental materials chemistry; geological nuclear waste disposal; physical chemistry of soil organic matter
* Section: Clays and Engineered Mineral Materials
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Prof. Dr. Michael S. Zhdanov *
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Distinguished Professor of Geophysics, Department of Geology and Geophysics, University of Utah, Salt Lake City, UT 84112, USA
Interests: theoretical and applied geophysics; inverse theory; joint inversion; mineral exploration; electromagnetic, gravity, magnetic, and seismic methods
* Section: Mineral Exploration Methods and Applications
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Dr. Antonio Simonetti
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Associate Editor
Department of Civil & Environmental Engineering & Earth Sciences, University of Notre Dame, Notre Dame, IN 46556, USA
Interests: isotope geochemistry; geochronology; laser ablation-ICP-MS; nuclear forensics; geochemistry; igneous petrology; carbonatites
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Prof. Dr. Alexander R Cruden
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Associate Editor
School of Earth, Atmosphere and Environment, Monash University, Melborne, VIC 3156, Australia
Interests: magma transport and emplacement; physical processes in magmatic sulfide deposits; structural controls on ore deposits
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Prof. Dr. Sytle M. Antao
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Associate Editor
Department of Geoscience, University of Calgary, Calgary, AB T2N 1N4, Canada
Interests: crystal structure; chemistry; mineralogy; crystallography; powder diffraction; single-crystal diffraction; electron microscopy
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Prof. Dr. Zhiyong Gao *
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Associate Section Editor-in-Chief
School of Minerals Processing and Bioengineering, Central South University, Changsha 410083, China
Interests: flotation of oxide minerals; mineral crystal chemistry; flotation reagent molecular design; mineral/reagent/water interfacial science; waste treatment in minerals processing
* Section: Mineral Processing and Extractive Metallurgy
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Advisory Board (5)

Prof. Dr. Yildirim Dilek
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Department of Geology & Environment Earth Science, Miami University, Oxford, OH 45056, USA
Interests: structural geology & tectonics; chemical geodynamics; igneous petrology & geochemistry; ophiolites and oceanic crust; collision tectonics & magmatism; extensional tectonics in continents and mid-ocean ridges; subduction zones and accretionary prisms
Prof. Dr. Leonid Dubrovinsky
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Bayerisches Geoinstitut, University Bayreuth, D-95440 Bayreuth, Germany
Interests: mineral physics; crystallography; high pressure methodology; mineralogy of deep earth interiors; high pressure physics; high pressure chemistry
Prof. Dr. Yaoling Niu
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Department of Earth Sciences, Durham University, Durham DH1 3LE, UK
Interests: petrology and geochemistry of mantle peridotites, basalts and basaltic rocks, granites and granitoid rocks, high- and ultra-high-pressure metamorphic rocks and ore deposits; ocean ridge magmatism, intraplate magmatism, subduction-zone processes, magmatism associated with continental collision and continental crust accretion; auses and effects of seafloor subduction and global tectonics, chemical geodynamics and mantle circulation; elemental and isotope geochemistry, geochronology and geological applications
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Prof. Dr. Sue O'Reilly
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Department of Earth and Environmental Sciences, Macquarie University, Sydney, Australia
Interests: integration of geochemical and geophysical datasets; lithosphere structure; lithosphere evolution; mantle geochemistry; mantle xenoliths; lower crust formation; isotopic mapping; crust-mantle connections; geochronology of lithosphere terranes
Prof. Dr. Holly J. Stein
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AIRIE Program, Colorado State University, Fort Collins, CO 80523, USA
Interests: metals and hydrocarbons; Re-Os isotope geochemistry; ore geology; calibrating earth time; fluids in the earth
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Prof. Dr. Fernando Acevedo
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School of Biochemical Engineering, Pontifical Catholic University of Valparaiso, Av. Brasil 2085, Valparaiso, Chile
Interests: bioleaching of minerals; bacterial leaching; fermentation engineering; continuous culture of microbial cells; mass balances applied to cell culture
Prof. Dr. Jonas Addai-Mensah
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Future Industries Institute, University of South Australia, Adelaide, SA 5095, Australia
Interests: resource engineering/extractive metallurgy (hydrometallurgy & minerals processing); colloid & interface science; particle technology; process plant fouling; environmental engineering science (minerals/chemicals related)
Dr. Shafiq Alam
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College of Engineering, University of Saskatchewan, Saskatoon, SK S7N 5C9, Canada
Interests: mineral processing; hydrometallurgy; electrometallurgy; separation sciences
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Dr. Luca Aldega
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Dipartimento di Scienze della Terra, Sapienza Università di Roma, P. Aldo Moro 5, 00185 Roma, Italy
Interests: clay minerals; diagenesis and very low-grade metamorphism of shales; X-ray diffraction; mixed layer illite-smectite; dating of synkinematic minerals; thermal evolution of sedimentary successions; burial and exhumation history of fold-and-thrust belts; basin analysis; thermal modelling
Prof. Dr. Evgeny V. Alekseev
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Institute of Energy and Climate Research, Forschungszentrum Jülich, D-52428 Jülich, Germany
Interests: crystal structure; mineral-like materials; uranium; thorium; crystallography
Dr. Paul Alexandre
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Department of Geology, Brandon University, John R. Brodie Science Centre, 270–18th Street, Brandon, MB R7A 6A9, Canada
Interests: geochemical exploration; metallogeny; geostatistics; mineralogy; geochronology
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Prof. Dr. Pura Alfonso
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Departament d'Enginyeria Minera, Industrial i TIC, Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya, 08242 Manresa, Spain
Interests: ore deposits; stable isotopes; geochemistry; quantitative mineralogy; geometallurgy; environmental pollution
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Dr. José Javier Alvaro
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Spanish National Research Council (CSIC), Instituto de Geociencias, Dr. Severo Ochoa 7, 28040 Madrid, Spain
Interests: extremophile; microbialite; geochemistry; hydrothermal; orogeny; rift
Dr. Matteo Alvaro
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Fiorenzo Mazzi - Experimental MIneralogy Laboratory, Dipartimento di Scienze della Terra e dell'Ambiente, Università di Pavia, Pavia, Italy
Interests: mineralogy; crystallography; experimental mineralogy; mineral physics; mineral inclusions
Dr. Saiied Aminossadati
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Associate Professor, School of Mechanical and Mining Engineering, The University of Queensland, St Lucia, QLD 4072, Australia
Interests: thermofluids; mine ventilation; CFD in mining; fibre optic sensing; gas management systems
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