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American Mineralogist (Am Min), is the flagship journal of the Mineralogical Society of America (MSA), continuously published since 1916. Preparations have already begun for our 100th anniversary celebrations, stay tuned! Am Min is home to some of the most important advances in the Earth Sciences. Our mission is a continuance of this heritage: to provide readers with reports on original scientific research, both fundamental and applied, with far reaching implications and far ranging appeal. Topics of interest cover all aspects of planetary evolution, and biological and atmospheric processes mediated by solid-state phenomena. These include but are not limited to mineralogy & crystallography, high- and low-temperature geochemistry, petrology, geofluids, bio-geochemistry, bio-mineralogy, synthetic materials of relevance to the Earth and planetary sciences, and breakthroughs in analytical methods of any of the aforementioned.

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Figure 3a. Photomicrographs of corundums from primary (a; magnification
is 6×) and secondary (c; magnification is 10×) Luc Yen deposits in Vietnam
with parting traced along the growth lines (marked by dotted lines) parallel to
n and c faces in the core and the r face in the rim, samples cut parallel to
the c axis. http://dx.doi.org/10.2138/am-2016-5614

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Ranked as Most Cited Journal in Mineralogy and Petrology in 2016

Impact Factor 2015: 1.918.

5-year Impact Factor: 2.196.

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