Aims & Scope

The Open Mineral Processing Journal is an open access online journal which publishes research articles, reviews, letters and guest edited thematic issues in all areas of applied and theoretical aspects of mineral processing and extractive metallurgy.

The journal encourages submissions related to the following fields of mineral processing.

  • Petrology
  • Crystallography
  • Process mineralogy
  • Geochemistry
  • Scientific, engineering and economic aspects of the separation and purification of minerals from ores
  • Extractive metallurgy
  • Mineral processing waste treatment and utilization
  • Environmental challenges for the mineral processing & extractive metallurgy industries

The Open Mineral Processing Journal, a peer-reviewed journal, is an important and reliable source of current information on developments in the field. The emphasis will be on publishing quality papers rapidly and freely available to researchers worldwide.