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American Mineralogist: Journal of Earth and Planetary Materials

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Authorship: Authorship is first a responsibility. Not all workers in a lab or office will want this responsibility although they may be delighted to help you, brainstorm, proofread, or other colleague aid. Authorship is defined as (1) substantial contributions to conception and design of the specific experiment, or acquisition of data, or analysis and interpretation of data; (2) drafting the article or revising it critically for important intellectual content; or (3) final approval of the version to be published. Finally, again, (4) all authors must agree to authorship. Authorship cannot be a gift or a surprise. If you are a single author, and you wrote the paper as a graduate student or post-doc, please let us know the name and contact info your then supervisor/mentor. (The place to thank people is in Acknowledgments.)