Minerals and Mineral Materials is an international peer-reviewed, open access, online journal.
The journal is owned by OAE Publishing Inc.
Gold open access. All articles published by Minerals and Mineral Materials are made freely and permanently accessible online immediately from the date of publication. For further information, please refer to Open Access.
Articles in Minerals and Mineral Materials are published under a Creative Commons Attribution 4.0 International (CC BY 4.0). The CC BY 4.0 allows for maximum dissemination and re-use of open access materials and is preferred by many research funding bodies. Under this license users are free to share (copy, distribute and transmit) and remix (adapt) the contribution for any purposes, even commercially, provided that the users appropriately acknowledge the original authors and the source.
Copyright is retained by authors. Authors are required to sign a License to Publish (which can be downloaded from the journal's Author Instructions), granting Minerals and Mineral Materials, which identifies itself as the original publisher, exclusive rights to publish their articles, and granting any third party the right to use the articles freely as long as the integrity is maintained and the original authors, citation details and publisher are identified.
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All manuscripts submitted to Minerals and Mineral Materials should adhere to Minerals and Mineral Materials's Editorial Policies.
All articles in this journal have undergone editorial screening and a single-blind peer review by at least two reviewers. For more details, please refer to Editorial Process and Peer Review Guidelines.
Minerals and Mineral Materials fully adheres to the Code of Conduct and the Best Practice Guidelines of Committee on Publication Ethics (COPE).
The Editors of this journal enforce a rigorous peer-review process together with strict ethical policies and standards to guarantee to add high quality scientific works to the field of scholarly publication. Unfortunately, cases of plagiarism, data falsification, image manipulation, inappropriate authorship credit, and the like, do arise. The Editors of Minerals and Mineral Materials take such publishing ethics issues very seriously and are trained to proceed in such cases with a zero tolerance policy. To verify the originality of content submitted to our journals, we use CrossCheck (powered by iThenticate) to check submissions against previous publications.
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