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American Mineralogist: Journal of Earth and Planetary Materials

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 5. Pancam false color image mosaic of the Moreton Island
outcrop on Murray Ridge, with the Tangalooma and Mount Tempest in situ
targets shown. These highly fractured rocks are impact breccias with
embedded rock clasts. For reference the outcrop with the two in situ
targets is approximately 0.25 m wide. Pancam images were acquired on sols
3494–3496, with bands centered at 0.753, 0.535, and 0.432 μm shown as
RGB colors. This band assignment is the same as other Pancam false color
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Most Cited Journal in Mineralogy and Petrology (Rank: 1st in Total Citations in 2014)

Impact Factor 2014: 1.964.

5-year Impact Factor: 2.356.

Submission to acceptance time averages less than 5 months.

Letters papers submission to acceptance time averages less than 2 months.

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