|2011||Inaugural issue is released, and Minerals published as a quarterly journal.|
|2014||Minerals is covered by the Science Citation Index Expanded (SCIE).|
|2015||Minerals receives its first Impact Factor of 1.000 and it is covered by Scopus.|
|2016||Minerals receives an Impact Factor of 1.468 for the year 2015; the journal’s 5-Year Impact Factor is 1.299.
Minerals starts the Travel Awards project.
|2017||Minerals is changed to a monthly publication schedule.
Minerals receives an Impact Factor of 2.088 for the year 2016; the journal’s 5-Year Impact Factor is 2.034.
Minerals sponsors the Goldschmidt 2017 and JpGU 2017 conferences.
|2018||Minerals receives a CiteScore of 2.23.
Minerals publishes its 1000th paper.
The following five topical sections are set up:
Mineral Processing and Metallurgy;
Environmental Mineralogy and Biogeochemistry;
Mineral Geochemistry and Geochronology;
Crystallography and Physical Chemistry of Minerals.
Minerals sponsors the following conferences:
Goldschmidt 2018, Boston, USA;
XXII Meeting of the International Mineralogical Association, Melbourne, Australia;
RFG 2018, Vancouver, Canada;
Japan Geoscience Union Meeting 2018, Chiba, Japan.
|2010–2013||Founding Editor-in-Chief: Prof. Dr. Robert Larry Grayson.|
|2013–2016||Editor-in-Chief: Prof. Dr. Stephen E. Haggerty.|
|2016–||Editor-in-Chief: Prof. Dr. Paul Sylvester.|
|2018–||Section Editor-in-Chief: Prof. Dr. Kota Hanumantha Rao for Section “Mineral Processing and Metallurgy”.|
|2018–||Section Editor-in-Chief: Prof. Dr. Raymond M. Coveney, Jr for Section “Mineral Deposits”.|
|2018–||Section Editor-in-Chief: Prof. Dr. Karen Hudson-Edwards for Section “Environmental Mineralogy and Biogeochemistry”.|
|2018–||Section Editor-in-Chief: Prof. Dr. Nigel J. Cook for Section “Mineral Geochemistry and Geochronology”.|
|2018–||Section Editor-in-Chief: Dr. Huifang Xu for Section “Crystallography and Physical Chemistry of Minerals”.|