Minerals — Journal Editorial Board

Editors (5)

Prof. Dr. Paul Sylvester
Editor-in-Chief
Endowed Pevehouse Chair, Department of Geosciences, Texas Tech University, Lubbock, TX 79409-1053, USA
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Interests: laser ablation ICP-MS; automated SEM; accessory mineral geochronology; mineral geochemistry; ore mineralogy; shale mineralogy
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Dr. Sytle M. Antao
Associate Editor
Department of Geoscience, University of Calgary, Calgary, AB T2N 1N4, Canada
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Interests: mineralogy; crystallography; powder diffraction; single-crystal diffraction; crystal chemistry
Dr. Adrian Jones
Associate Editor
Department of Earth Sciences, University College London, London WC1E 6BT, UK
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Interests: carbonatites; deep carbon mineralogy; rare earth minerals; shocked minerals; impact deposits; alkaline igneous rocks; igneous layered intrusions; diamond
Prof. Dr. Robert Larry Grayson *
Former Editor-in-Chief
Department of Energy & Mineral Engineering, The Pennsylvania State University, 103A Hosler Building, State College, PA 16802, USA
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Interests: mine safety and health; risk management; underground mining; coal mining methods and management
* Editor-in-Chief of Minerals from 2010 until January 2013.
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Prof. Dr. Stephen E. Haggerty *
Former Editor-in-Chief
Department Earth & Environmental Sciences PC 344, Florida International University, University Park, Miami, FL 33199, USA
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Interests: oxide and sulfide minerals and related ore deposits [especially Fe, Fe-Ti, Mn, Cr]; PGEs; gem stones [especially diamonds]; deep Earth mantle mineralogy
* Editor-in-Chief of Minerals from 2013 until March 2016

Editorial Board Members (82)

Dr. Pura Alfonso Abella
Departament d'Enginyeria Minera, Industrial i TIC, Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya, 08242 Manresa, Spain
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Interests: ore deposits; quantitative mineralogy; geometallurgy; mineral processing; mineral liberation (liberation degree); advanced mineralogical characterisation equipment
Assoc. Prof. Dr. Saiied Aminossadati
School of Mechanical and Mining Engineering, The University of Queensland, St Lucia, QLD 4072, Australia
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Interests: mine ventilation; heat and gas management; fibre-optic sensing in mining; thermofluids; nanofluids
Special Issues and Collections in MDPI journals:
Special Issue in Minerals: Advanced Underground Mine Ventilation and Monitoring Systems
Prof. Dr. Luca Bindi
Dipartimento di Scienze della Terra, Università di Firenze, 50121, Florence, Italy
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Interests: aperiodic crystals; coordination chemistry; crystal chemistry; phase transitions; sulfides; sulfosalts; structural chemistry; determination of structure; twinning; x-ray diffraction
Prof. Dr. Maria Boni
Dipartimento di Scienze della Terra, dell'Ambiente e delle Risorse Università degli Studi di Napoli Federico II, Complesso Universitario Monte S. Angelo, Via Cintia, 80126 Napoli, Italy
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Interests: nonsulfide Zn-Pb deposits; MVT and SEDEX deposits; Bauxite and Ni-laterite deposits
Special Issues and Collections in MDPI journals:
Special Issue in Minerals: Geology and Mineralogy of Zn-Pb Nonsulfide Deposits
Prof. Dr. Theodore J. Bornhorst
Executive Director of the A. E. Seaman Mineral Museum and Professor of Geology, Department of Geological and Mining Engineering and Sciences, Michigan Technological University, Houghton, MI 49931, USA
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Interests: economic geology; geochemistry, petrology, Precambrian geology and environmental geochemistry of mine wastes
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Special Issue in Minerals: Geochemistry and Mineralogy of Hydrothermal Metallic Mineral Deposits
Dr. Delphine Bosch
Earth Sciences Department, Géosciences Montpellier, UMR-CNRS 5243 - Univ. Montpellier II, 34095 Montpellier, France
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Interests: geochemistry; absolute geochronology; subduction geodynamics; lithosphere-asthenosphere interaction; sources; processes; ages
Assoc. Prof. Dr. Jennifer Broadhurst
Deputy Director, Minerals to Metals Initiative, Department of Chemical Engineering, University of Cape Town, P/Bag Rondebosch 7701, South Africa
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Interests: tools and metrics for evaluating environmental and broader sustainability performance of primary metal production processes; characterisation and management of solid mineral wastes; acid rock drainage prediction and mitigation, value from waste, distribution behaviour and impacts of minor and trace elements across the entire ore-to-metal chain, development and application of trans-disciplinary approaches to the complex sustainability issues of relevance to the minerals industry
Prof. Dr. Saeed Chehreh Chelgani
Department of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI 48109, USA
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Interests: mineral processing; flotation; surface chemistry; rare earth processing; coal preparation; graphite processing; leaching; modeling; neural network; random forest
Prof. Dr. David Chew
Department of Geology, Trinity College Dublin, Dublin 2, Ireland
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Interests: laser-ablation ICPMS; U-Pb geochronology; low-temperature thermochronology; exhumation studies of mountain belts and passive margins; LA-ICPMS trace-element mapping; trace-element geochemistry of accessory mineral phases; detrital provenance studies
Special Issues and Collections in MDPI journals:
Special Issue in Minerals: Applications of LA-ICP-MS Imaging in the Geosciences
Dr. Cristiana L. Ciobanu
School of Chemical Engineering, University of Adelaide, Adelaide, SA 5005, Australia
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Interests: ore-forming processes; nanoscale characterisation of ore minerals; microanalysis
Special Issues and Collections in MDPI journals:
Special Issue in Minerals: Advances in Mineral Analytical Techniques
Special Issue in Minerals: Minerals Down to the Nanoscale: A Glimpse at Ore-Forming Processes
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