Special Issue "Mineralogy, Trace Elements and Isotopic Tracers in Archaeometallurgy"
A special issue of Minerals (ISSN 2075-163X).
Deadline for manuscript submissions: closed (31 May 2021) | Viewed by 17816
One of the main goals of archaeometallurgy deals with the possibility to trace back the provenance of metal objects as well as of row metals and minerals employed in the metallurgical chain for the reconstruction of ancient commercial routes. In addition, many types of "technological traces" have been demonstrated also to be useful tools to investigate metallurgical processes parameters. This Special Issue will focus on the employment of mineralogical, chemical, and isotopic traces in archaeometallurgy for both provenance and technological applications. These aspects of archaeometallurgy also benefit from advanced analytical methods that allow non- or micro-invasive sampling procedures and from multi-analytical techniques, thus encouraging advanced multi-traces strategies for ancient metallurgy characterization.
Dr. Laura Chiarantini
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- Non-ferrous archaeometallurgy
- Ferrous archaeometallurgy
- Geochemical tracers
- Isotope analysis
- Mineral deposits
- Mineral geochemistry