Editorial Policies

Focus and Scope

Riset Geologi dan Pertambangan (Geology and Mining Research) welcomes article submissions dealing with geology, geophysics, geochemistry, mining, engineering geology, economic geology, and environmental geology.


Section Policies


Checked Open Submissions Checked Indexed Checked Peer Reviewed

Peer Review Process

All submitted manuscripts are read by the editorial staff first. The paper are judged mostly on the general interest or scope of the paper (whether the paper is suitable for the journal), the format of the writing (whether the author has followed the guidelines provided) and pass the plagiarism screening. Only those papers that  meet editorial criteria are sent for formal peer review. Those papers judged by the editors to be of insufficient are rejected promptly without external review.

Manuscripts judged to be of suitable for further process are sent to (typically) two reviewers. The editors then make a decision based on the reviewers' advice:

  • Accept, with minor or without revisions,
  • Accept, with mayor revisions,
  • Reject, but indicate to the authors that further work might justify a resubmission.


Publication Frequency

Riset Geologi dan Pertambangan (Geology and Mining Research) published twice a year in June and December.


Open Access Policy

This journal provides immediate open access to its content on the principle that making research freely available to the public supports a greater global exchange of knowledge.

There is no fee to obtain articles published in this journal and there are no submission/processing charges for authors.




This journal utilizes the LOCKSS system to create a distributed archiving system among participating libraries and permits those libraries to create permanent archives of the journal for purposes of preservation and restoration.