Mineralium Deposita publishes papers on all aspects of the geology of mineral deposits. It includes new observations on metallic and non-metallic minerals and mineral deposits, mineral deposit descriptions, experimental and applied inorganic, organic and isotope geochemistry as well as genetic and environmental aspects of mineral deposits.
Mineralium Deposita publishes Mineral Deposit Letters within 3 months, normally within the next issue after manuscript acceptance. Regular papers are published normally within 4 month after acceptance and usually 6-9 months after manuscript submission.
A significant benefit of SGA membership is free color figures in manuscripts.
Stay up-to-date with what is published in Mineralium Deposita! Sign up for the Table of Contents Alert at www.springer.com/tocsubscription/126 to receive an e-mail every time a new issue of the journal is published – with an overview of the articles published.
Mineralium Deposita is available online where accepted papers have a DOI and can be cited within a month from acceptance.
Mineralium Deposita is published eight times a year. Thematic issues are a common feature and can be proposed by guest editors with approval by and coordination with the chief editors.
For detailed instructions to prepare a manuscript, see Instructions for authors. Manuscripts which are returned to the authors for revision should be sent back within 6 months; otherwise they will be considered withdrawn.