About Elements

Elements is an international magazine of mineralogy, petrology, and geochemistry.

Published bimonthly, every issue explores a theme of broad and current interest. Elements publishes invited peer-reviewed articles for each thematic collection of papers. Topics of interest can be proposed to the editors who will review every proposal submitted.

Elements also presents regular features including a opinion articles, calendar of events, short course announcements, awards, conference reports, policy news, as well as news of the 18 participating societies.

Elements is jointly published by:


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ISSN 1811-5209 Elements (Print)
ISSN 1811-5217 Elements (online)

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