Elements (journal)

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Abbreviated title (ISO 4)
Discipline Mineralogy, geochemistry, petrology
Language English
Edited by Patricia M. Dove, Gordon E. Brown Jr., Bernard J. Wood
Publication details
Consortium of scientific societies
Publication history
Frequency Bimonthly
ISSN 1811-5209 (print)
1811-5217 (web)
LCCN cn2005390011
OCLC no. 314493749

Elements: An International Magazine of Mineralogy, Geochemistry, and Petrology is a bimonthly peer-reviewed scientific journal published by 17 scientific societies: Mineralogical Society of America, Mineralogical Society of Great Britain and Ireland, Mineralogical Association of Canada, Geochemical Society, Clay Minerals Society, European Association of Geochemistry, International Association of GeoChemistry, Société Française de Minéralogie et de Cristallographie, Association of Applied Geochemists, Deutsche Mineralogische Gesellschaft (de), Società Italiana di Mineralogia e Petrologia (it), International Association of Geoanalysts, Polskie Towarzystwo Mineralogiczne (Mineralogical Society of Poland), Sociedad Española de Mineralogía (Spanish Mineralogical Society), Swiss Society of Mineralogy and Petrology, Meteoritical Society, and the Japan Association of Mineralogical Sciences.[1] It was established in January 2005. The editors-in-chief are Patricia M. Dove (Virginia Tech), Gordon E. Brown, Jr (Stanford University), and Bernard J. Wood (University of Oxford). The journal covers all aspects of mineralogy, geochemistry, and petrology. Each issue is devoted to a particular topic and contains invited review articles, as well as society news and book reviews.

Abstracting and indexing[edit]

The journal is abstracted and indexed in Chemical Abstracts Service/CASSI,[2] Current Contents/Physical, Chemical & Earth Sciences,[3] GEOBASE,[4] Science Citation Index,[3] and Scopus.[5] According to the Journal Citation Reports, the journal has a 2013 impact factor of 4.500.[6]


  1. ^ "About Elements". Homepage. Mineralogical Society of America. Retrieved 2015-05-09. 
  2. ^ "CAS Source Index". Chemical Abstracts Service. American Chemical Society. Retrieved 2015-05-09. [permanent dead link]
  3. ^ a b "Master Journal List". Intellectual Property & Science. Thomson Reuters. Retrieved 2015-05-09. 
  4. ^ "Content/Database Overview - GEOBASE Source List". Engineering Village. Elsevier. Retrieved 2015-05-09. 
  5. ^ "Content overview". Scopus. Elsevier. Retrieved 2015-05-09. 
  6. ^ "Elements". 2013 Journal Citation Reports. Web of Science (Science ed.). Thomson Reuters. 2014. 

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