We regret to announce that Professor Alexej N. Platonov, an Honorary Member of the Mineralogical Society of Poland and an active Member of the Editorial Board of the journal Mineralogia, passed away on 22 March 2016.
Professor Platonov worked at the Institute of Geochemistry, Mineralogy and Ore Formation, Academy of Science of Ukraine in Kiev. He was a respected and internationally-acknowledged mineralogist, a specialist in the field of the physics of minerals and a leading personality of the Schools on the Physics of Minerals, a series of interdisciplinary international conferences organized in Poland in the1980s and 1990s.
Mineralogia, an open access journal publishes original papers in the scope of widely understood mineralogical sciences (i. e. mineralogy, petrology, geochemistry, environmental sciences, applied mineralogy, etc.). Mineralogia (formerly Mineralogia Polonica) is an English language journal with 40 years long tradition.
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Original research papers up to 20 pages (1800 characters per page), review papers, scientific communications, short notes (e.g. new interesting occurrences of minerals), book reviews and letters to the editors with comments on the papers published are published. Authors of larger manuscripts are asked to contact the Editor before submission.
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