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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 2. Oblique Google Earth view of Mt. Shasta and the adjacent
Whaleback shield volcano from a northeast perspective. Red cross
indicates locality of samples described in this paper. Inset map shows
general location of this area.
By Streck and Leeman.

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Ranked as Most Cited Journal in Mineralogy and Petrology in 2016

Impact Factor 2016: 2.021.

5-year Impact Factor: 2.004.

JIFtc = 3.25 for Table 1 and JIFtc = 13.75 for Table 2 (see editorial)

Submission to acceptance time averages about 3.5 months.

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

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