Clay Minerals Online

Clay Minerals is an international journal of mineral sciences, published four times a year, includes research papers about clays, clay minerals and related materials, natural or synthetic. The journal includes papers on Earth processes, soil science, geology/mineralogy, chemistry/material science, colloid/surface science, applied science and technology and health/ environment topics. The journal has an international editorial board with members from fifteen countries. 

Since the start of 2018, the journal has been published by Cambridge University Press on behalf of the Society.  The full journal archive is now available through CUP. All content from 2000 onwards is available from GSW. The older archive (1876-1999) is no longer available free of charge to all. Those interested will need to be members of the Society or to purchase an institutional subscription via Cambridge University Press.


Member Access

To view Mineralogical Society Content, login at the Mineralogical Society website member login area and choose which provider you wish to use (noting that the full journal archive is only availabl through Cambridge University Press).

Institutional Access

  • Institutional subscribers to Cambridge Core should contact Cambridge University Press for advice about access.
  • Institutional subscribers to GeoScienceWorld should contact GSW for information about their access.

The George Brown Lectures are available in Open Access form here.

A full list of OA content is available from here.