Rocks and Minerals
Impact Factor & Key Scientometrics

Rocks and Minerals

Impact Factor


H Index


Impact Factor


I. Basic Journal Info


United States
Journal ISSN: 00357529, 19401191
Publisher: Routledge
History: 1981-1997, 2007-2021
Journal Hompage: Link
How to Get Published:

Research Categories


RocksMinerals with its treasuretrove of indepth relevant feature articles and spectacular color images has been enticing hobbyists and academics alike since 1926. Through the years it has evolved into a highly respected awardwinning journal for all who are interested in specimen mineralogy mineral localities geology and paleontology. Its international community of readers savors the diversity of articles and trusts in their peerreviewed authoritative content. Regular columns explore such topics as minerals for the collector microminerals recent books videos and DVDs coming events museum news and personalities in the field. Detailed lists of collecting opportunities in specific areas are published periodically as are special theme issues.RocksMinerals works with the Mineralogical Society of America to bridge the gap between collectors and professional mineralogists and it is affiliated with the Friends of Mineralogy the Midwest Federation of Mineralogical and Geological Societies and the Eastern Federation of Mineralogical and Lapidary Societies.

II. Science Citation Report (SCR)

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SCR Impact Factor

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SCR Journal Ranking

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SCImago SJR Rank

SCImago Journal Rank (SJR indicator) is a measure of scientific influence of scholarly journals that accounts for both the number of citations received by a journal and the importance or prestige of the journals where such citations come from.

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Scopus 2-Year Impact Factor Trend

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Scopus 3-Year Impact Factor Trend

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Scopus 4-Year Impact Factor Trend

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Impact Factor History

2-year 3-year 4-year
  • 2022 Impact Factor
    0.095 0.108 0.128
  • 2021 Impact Factor
    0.054 0.059 0.083
  • 2020 Impact Factor
    0.121 0.129 0.116
  • 2019 Impact Factor
    0.129 0.115 0.116
  • 2018 Impact Factor
    0.095 0.089 0.082
  • 2017 Impact Factor
    0.153 0.128 0.159
  • 2016 Impact Factor
    0.083 0.093 0.081
  • 2015 Impact Factor
    0.144 0.113 0.107
  • 2014 Impact Factor
    0.135 NA NA
  • 2013 Impact Factor
    0.138 NA NA
  • 2012 Impact Factor
    0.041 NA NA
  • 2011 Impact Factor
    0.127 NA NA
  • 2010 Impact Factor
    0.11 NA NA
  • 2009 Impact Factor
    0.082 NA NA
  • 2008 Impact Factor
    0.196 NA NA
  • 2007 Impact Factor
    0 NA NA
  • 2006 Impact Factor
    NA NA NA
  • 2005 Impact Factor
    NA NA NA
  • 2004 Impact Factor
    NA NA NA
  • 2003 Impact Factor
    NA NA NA
  • 2002 Impact Factor
    NA NA NA
  • 2001 Impact Factor
    NA NA NA
  • 2000 Impact Factor
    0 NA NA
Note: impact factor data for reference only




Impact Factor

Impact factor (IF) is a scientometric factor based on the yearly average number of citations on articles published by a particular journal in the last two years. A journal impact factor is frequently used as a proxy for the relative importance of a journal within its field. Find out more: What is a good impact factor?

III. Other Science Influence Indicators

Any impact factor or scientometric indicator alone will not give you the full picture of a science journal. There are also other factors such as H-Index, Self-Citation Ratio, SJR, SNIP, etc. Researchers may also consider the practical aspect of a journal such as publication fees, acceptance rate, review speed. (Learn More)

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The h-index is an author-level metric that attempts to measure both the productivity and citation impact of the publications of a scientist or scholar. The index is based on the set of the scientist's most cited papers and the number of citations that they have received in other publications


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H-Index History