|2011||The inaugural issue was released. Minerals was published as a quarterly journal.|
|2014||Minerals was indexed in Science Citation Index Expanded (SCIE) - Web of Science (Clarivate Analytics).|
|2015||Minerals received its first Impact Factor (1.000) and Minerals was indexed in Scopus (Elsevier).|
|2016||Minerals announced the first edition of the Travel Awards.|
|2017||Minerals adopted a monthly publication schedule.|
|2018||1) Minerals published its 1,000th paper.
2) Minerals established the following sections:
|2019||1) Minerals announced the first edition of the Best Paper Awards.
2) Minerals started the Topics Board and Reviewer Board projects.
|2020||1) Minerals announced the first edition of Young Investigator Award.
2) Minerals announced the first edition of the Travel Awards in Mineral Processing and Metallurgys.
|2021||1) Minerals has established the following sections:
2) Mineral Processing and Metallurgy has been renamed as Mineral Processing and Extractive Metallurgy.
4) Minerals was covered in the Category "Geochemistry & Geophysics".
|2010–2013||Founding Editor-in-Chief: Prof. Dr. Robert Larry Grayson|
|2013–2016||Editor-in-Chief: Prof. Dr. Stephen E. Haggerty|
|2016–2023||Editor-in-Chief: Prof. Dr. Paul Sylvester|
|2023–present||Editor-in-Chief: Prof. Dr. Leonid Dubrovinsky|
|2018–2019||Section Editor-in-Chief: Prof. Dr. Raymond M. Coveney, Jr. for the section on Mineral Deposits|
|2018–2020||Section Editor-in-Chief: Prof. Dr. Karen Hudson-Edwards for the section on Environmental Mineralogy and Biogeochemistry|
|2018–2022||Section Editor-in-Chief: Prof. Dr. Kota Hanumantha Rao for the section on Mineral Processing and Extractive Metallurgy|
|2018–present||Section Editor-in-Chief: Prof. Dr. Nigel J. Cook for the section on Mineral Geochemistry and Geochronology
Section Editor-in-Chief: Prof. Dr. Huifang Xu for the section on Crystallography and Physical Chemistry of Minerals & Nanominerals
|2019–present||Section Editor-in-Chief: Prof. Dr. Theodore J. Bornhorst for the section on Mineral Deposits|
|2020–present||Section Editor-in-Chief: Dr. Anna H. Kaksonen for the section on Environmental Mineralogy and Biogeochemistry|
|2021–present||Associate Section Editor-in-Chief: Prof. Dr. Zhiyong Gao for the section on Mineral Processing and Extractive Metallurgy
Section Editor-in-Chief: Dr. Andrey G. Kalinichev for the section on Clays and Engineered Mineral Materials
Section Editor-in-Chief: Dr. Yannicke Dauphin for the section on Biomineralization and Biominerals
Section Editor-in-Chief: Prof. Dr. Michael S. Zhdanov for the section on Mineral Exploration Methods and Applications
|2022–present||Section Editor-in-Chief: Prof. Dr. William Skinner for the section on Mineral Processing and Extractive Metallurgy|