Journal of Geochemical Exploration

(The TQCC of Journal of Geochemical Exploration is 7. The table below lists those papers that are above that threshold based on CrossRef citation counts [max. 250 papers]. The publications cover those that have been published in the past four years, i.e., from 2020-07-01 to 2024-07-01.)
Recovery potential of rare earth elements from mining and industrial residues: A review and cases studies89
A data augmentation approach to XGboost-based mineral potential mapping: An example of carbonate-hosted Zn Pb mineral systems of Western Iran81
Predicting heavy metal contents by applying machine learning approaches and environmental covariates in west of Iran56
Data analysis methods for prospectivity modelling as applied to mineral exploration targeting: State-of-the-art and outlook55
Impact assessment of coal mining on groundwater chemistry and its quality from Brajrajnagar coal mining area using indexing models55
Multiple factors control groundwater chemistry and quality of multi-layer groundwater system in Northwest China coalfield — Using self-organizing maps (SOM)53
Statistical analysis of tailings ponds in China43
Application of self-organizing map (SOM) and K-means clustering algorithms for portraying geochemical anomaly patterns in Moalleman district, NE Iran40
Concentration and distribution of selenium in soils of mainland China, and implications for human health40
Geochemical characterization of shallow groundwater using multivariate statistical analysis and geochemical modeling in an irrigated region along the upper Yellow River, Northwestern China39
Category-based fractal modelling: A novel model to integrate the geology into the data for more effective processing and interpretation37
Determining fluoride distribution and influencing factors in groundwater in Songyuan, Northeast China, using hydrochemical and isotopic methods35
Arsenic-fluoride co-contamination in groundwater: Background and anomalies in a volcanic-sedimentary aquifer in central Italy33
A simulation-based framework for modulating the effects of subjectivity in greenfield Mineral Prospectivity Mapping with geochemical and geological data33
Systematic characterization of historical tailings for possible remediation and recovery of critical metals and minerals – The Yxsjöberg case32
Legacy iron and steel wastes in the UK: Extent, resource potential, and management futures32
Occurrence and distribution of OCPs and PAHs in water, soil and sediment of Daye lake30
Fluid geochemistry in a low-enthalpy geothermal field along a sector of southern Apennines chain (Italy)30
Combining the outputs of various k-nearest neighbor anomaly detectors to form a robust ensemble model for high-dimensional geochemical anomaly detection28
Trace elements leaching from Pb Zn mine waste (Plombières, Belgium) and environmental implications28
Trace element geochemistry of sphalerite and chalcopyrite in arc-hosted VMS deposits28
Detecting REE-rich areas in heterogeneous drill cores from Storkwitz using LIBS and a combination of k-means clustering and spatial raster analysis28
Distribution of potentially toxic elements in soils surrounding abandoned mining waste located in Taltal, Northern Chile27
Principal component analysis and K-means clustering as tools during exploration for Zn skarn deposits and industrial carbonates, Sala area, Sweden26
Knowledge discovery of geochemical patterns from a data-driven perspective26
Antimony leaching from soils and mine waste from the Mau Due antimony mine, North-Vietnam26
Rapid geochemical imaging of rocks and minerals with handheld laser induced breakdown spectroscopy (LIBS)26
Incorporation of sulphidic mining waste material in ceramic roof tiles and blocks25
Mine waters as a secondary source of rare earth elements worldwide: The case of the Iberian Pyrite Belt24
Sphalerite as a record of metallogenic information using multivariate statistical analysis: Constraints from trace element geochemistry23
Metallogenic characteristics and resource potential of antimony in China23
Using multivariate compositional data analysis (CoDA) and clustering to establish geochemical backgrounds in stream sediments of an onshore oil deposits area. The Agri River basin (Italy) case study22
Sourcing of critical elements and industrial minerals from mine waste – The final evolutionary step back to sustainability of humankind?22
Self-organizing map artificial neural networks and sequential Gaussian simulation technique for mapping potentially toxic element hotspots in polluted mining soils22
Geochemistry of the early Jurassic Soleiman Kandi karst bauxite deposit, Irano–Himalayan belt, NW Iran: Constraints on bauxite genesis and the distribution of critical raw materials21
Detection of geochemical anomalies using a fractal-wavelet model in Ipack area, Central Iran20
Exploring the shallow geothermal resources in the Chilean Southern Volcanic Zone: Insight from the Liquiñe thermal springs20
Distinguishing IOCG and IOA deposits via random forest algorithm based on magnetite composition20
Geochemical behavior of rare earth elements in acid drainages: Modeling achievements and limitations20
Handheld LIBS analysis for in situ quantification of Li and detection of the trace elements (Be, Rb and Cs)20
Fluid evolution and gold precipitation in the Muping gold deposit (Jiaodong, China): Insights from in-situ trace elements and sulfur isotope of sulfides19
Arsenic in agro-ecosystems under anthropogenic pressure in Germany and France compared to a geogenic As region in Finland19
Controls on soil geochemistry fractal characteristics in Lemesos (Limassol), Cyprus19
Geological, fluid inclusion, and H–O–C–S–Pb isotopic constraints on the genesis of the Shuangqishan gold deposit, Fujian, China19
Regional geochemical survey of concealed sandstone-type uranium deposits using fine-grained soil and groundwater in the Erlian basin, north-east China19
Quality reference values for heavy metals in soils developed from basic rocks under tropical conditions18
Transfer learning and siamese neural network based identification of geochemical anomalies for mineral exploration: A case study from the Cu Au deposit in the NW Junggar area of northern Xinjiang Prov18
Revalorization of Haveri Au-Cu mine tailings (SW Finland) for potential reprocessing18
Predicting soil electrical conductivity using multi-layer perceptron integrated with grey wolf optimizer17
Annual net input fluxes of cadmium in paddy soils in karst and non-karst areas of Guangxi, China17
Why comparison between different chemical extraction procedures is necessary to better assess the metals availability in sediments17
Granite-bauxite provenance of abnormally enriched boehmite and critical elements (Nb, Ta, Zr, Hf and Ga) in coals from the Eastern Surface Mine, Ningwu Coalfield, Shanxi Province, China17
The occurrence of organochlorine pesticides (OCPs) in riverine sediments of hilly region of southern China: Implications for sources and transport processes17
Rare earth elements plus yttrium (REY) in phosphorites from the Tébessa region (Eastern Algeria): Abundance, geochemical distribution through grain size fractions, and economic significance16
The contribution of persistent organic pollutants to the environmental changes in Campania region, Italy: Results from the Campania Trasparente project16
A regional-scale geochemical survey of stream sediment samples in Nappe zone, northern Tunisia: Implications for mineral exploration16
The Atbara porphyry gold–copper systems in the Red Sea Hills, Neoproterozoic Arabian–Nubian Shield, NE Sudan16
A regional soil and river sediment geochemical study in Baoshan area, Yunnan province, southwest China15
Mechanisms for Pd Au enrichment in porphyry-epithermal ores of the Elatsite deposit, Bulgaria15
Evaluating Sn mineralization potential at the Haobugao skarn Zn–Pb deposit (NE China) using whole-rock and zircon geochemistry15
The middle Permian pyrophyllite-rich ferruginous bauxite, northwestern Iran, Irano–Himalayan karst belt: Constraints on elemental fractionation and provenance15
Geochemical and mineralogical characterization of stream sediments impacted by mine wastes containing arsenic, cadmium and lead in North-Central Mexico15
Upstream environmental desulphurisation and valorisation of waste rocks as a sustainable AMD management approach15
Geological and geochemical characteristics of karst bauxite-bearing sequences in Xiabu area, Central Shanxi Province, North China14
Fluid properties and origins of the Lannigou Carlin-type gold deposit, SW China: Evidence from SHRIMP oxygen isotopes and LA-ICP-MS trace element compositions of hydrothermal quartz14
Mercury distribution around the Siele Hg mine (Mt. Amiata district, Italy) twenty years after reclamation: Spatial and temporal variability in soil, stream sediments, and air14
Geology and geochemistry-based metallogenic exploration model for the eastern Tethys Himalayan metallogenic belt, Tibet14
Concentration and distribution of lithium in catchment sediments of China: Conclusions from the China Geochemical Baselines project14
Reprocessing feasibility of polymetallic waste rock for cleaner and sustainable mining14
Cobalt-bearing copper slags from Luanshya (Zambian Copperbelt): Mineralogy, geochemistry, and potential recovery of critical metals14
Use of natural zeolite-rich tuff and siliceous sand for mine water treatment from abandoned gold mine tailings14
Mapping the impact of environmental pollutants on human health and environment: A systematic review and meta-analysis14
Stream sediment analysis for Lithium (Li) exploration in the Douro region (Portugal): A comparative study of the spatial interpolation and catchment basin approaches14
Translating a mineral systems model into continuous and data-driven targeting models: An example from the Dolatabad chromite district, southeastern Iran14
Mapping Chemical Earth Program: Progress and challenge13
The Mushiston Sn deposit in Tajik Tien Shan as the type locality for stannite-cassiterite-hydrostannate mineralization: New mineral chemistry data and genetic constraints13
Detection of multivariate geochemical anomalies associated with gold deposits by using distance anomaly factors13
Performance of predictive supervised classification models of trace elements in magnetite for mineral exploration13
Stability of naturally occurring AMD–schwertmannite in the presence of arsenic and reducing agents13
Using regional geochemical survey data to trace anomalous samples through geochemical genes: The Tieshanlong tungsten deposit area (Southeastern China) case study13
Hierarchical clustering and compositional data analysis for interpreting groundwater hydrogeochemistry: The application to Campi Flegrei volcanic aquifer (south Italy)13
Geochemical behaviour of benign desulphurised waste rocks for mine drainage control and sustainable management13
Geochemical characteristics of fluorine (F) in mainland China's pedosphere: On the basis of the China Geochemical Baselines project13
Using apatite to differentiate metallogenic potential and environment of granitic rocks: A case study from the Tongshanling W-Sn-Cu-Pb-Zn ore field, Nanling Range (South China)13
Towards a sampling protocol for the resource assessment of critical raw materials in tailings storage facilities13
Terrestrial and aquatic ecotoxicity of iron ore tailings after the failure of VALE S.A mining dam in Brumadinho (Brazil)13
Vanadium in slags from smelting of African Pb-Zn vanadate ores: Mineralogy, extractability and potential recovery13
CO2 storage in carbonate rocks: An experimental and geochemical modeling study13
Release of geogenic uranium and arsenic results in water-quality impacts in a subarctic permafrost region of granitic and metamorphic geology13
Geochemical background and dispersion pattern of the world's largest REE deposit of Bayan Obo, China12
The potential of granulated schwertmannite adsorbents to remove oxyanions (SeO32−, SeO42−, MoO42−, PO43−, Sb(OH)6−) from contaminated water12
Quantitative mineralogical evaluation of Ni-Co laterite ores through XRPD-QPA- and automated SEM-based approaches: The Wingellina (Western Australia) case study12
Origin, distribution and enrichment of selenium in oasis farmland of Aksu, Xinjiang, China12
The microbial impact on U, Pu, Np, and Am immobilization on aquifer sandy rocks, collected at the deep LRW injection site12
Hydrogeochemical, microbial and compositional analysis of data from surface and groundwater sources in Southeastern Nigeria12
The redistribution of thorium, uranium, potassium by magmatic and hydrothermal processes versus surface processes in the Saraya Batholith (Eastern Senegal): Insights from airborne radiometrics data an12
Mineral prospecting from biogeochemical and geological information using hyperspectral remote sensing - Feasibility and challenges12
Trace metal element pollution in media from the abandoned Pb and Zn mine of Lakhouat, Northern Tunisia12
Continental-scale distribution and source identification of fluorine geochemical provinces in drainage catchment sediment and alluvial soil of China12
Empirical mode decomposition and power spectrum filtering for detection of frequency channels related to multi-scale geochemical anomalies: Metal exploration targeting in Moalleman district, NE Iran11
Global carbon dioxide output of volcanic lakes in the Azores archipelago, Portugal11
Two-stage Cu Pb Zn mineralization of the Baoshan deposit in southern Hunan, South China: Constraints from zircon and pyrite geochronology and geochemistry11
Mine waste from carbonatite deposits as potential rare earth resource: Insight into the Phalaborwa (Palabora) Complex11
Zirconium and hafnium fractionation and distribution of Rare Earth Elements in neutral–alkaline waters: Case study of Lake Van hydrothermal system, Turkey11
Geological mapping of basalt using stream sediment geochemical data: Case study of covered areas in Jining, Inner Mongolia, China11
Mobility of Mn and other trace elements in Mn-rich mine tailings and adjacent creek at Kanye, southeast Botswana11
Experimental simulations of Zn Pb slag weathering and its impact on the environment: Effects of acid rain, soil solution, and microbial activity11
Source identification of the geochemical anomaly from the fine-grained soil survey in the Nuheting sandstone-type uranium deposit, Erlian Basin, north China11
Estimating natural background concentrations for dissolved constituents in groundwater: A methodological review and case studies for geogenic fluoride10
Gold prospectivity mapping and exploration targeting in Hutti-Maski schist belt, India: Synergistic application of Weights-of-Evidence (WOE), Fuzzy Logic (FL) and hybrid (WOE-FL) models10
Carbonatite dyke and related REE mineralization in the Bayan Obo REE ore field, North China: Evidence from geochemistry, C O isotopes and Rb Sr dating10
Spatio-temporal accumulation patterns of trace metals in sediments of a large plateau lake (Erhai) in Southwest China and their relationship with human activities over the past century10
Big data mining on trace element geochemistry of sphalerite10
Genesis of the Carboniferous karstic bauxites in Qingzhen region, central Guizhou, southwest China10
Identification of Rare Earth Elements (REEs) distribution patterns in the soils of Campania region (Italy) using compositional and multivariate data analysis10
Seawater intrusion and hydrogeochemical processes in the Ischia Island groundwater system10
Multivariate analysis of dilution-corrected residuals to improve the interpretation of geochemical anomalies and determine their potential sources: The Mingardo River case study (Southern Italy)10
Hydrothermal alteration in Eshtehard volcanoes, Iran: Constraints from trace elements redistribution and stable isotope geochemistry10
Exploration indicators of the Jiama porphyry–skarn deposit, southern Tibet, China10
Spatial variations, health risk assessment, and source apportionment of soil heavy metals in the middle Yellow River Basin of northern China10
Tracking geochemical signatures of rare earth and trace elements in spring waters and outcropping rocks from the hidden geothermal system of Acoculco, Puebla (Mexico)9
Identification of radon anomalies induced by earthquake activity using intelligent systems9
Provenance change and continental weathering of Late Permian bauxitic claystone in Guizhou Province, Southwest China9
Flux measurements of gaseous elemental mercury (GEM) from the geothermal area of “Le Biancane” natural park (Monterotondo Marittimo, Grosseto, Italy): Biogeochemical processes controlling GEM emission9
Determining hydrogeological and anthropogenic controls on N pollution in groundwater beneath piedmont alluvial fans using multi-isotope data9
A novel XRF-based lithological classification in the Tarkwaian paleo placer formation using SMOTE-XGBoost9
A combined multivariate approach analyzing geochemical data for knowledge discovery: The Vazante – Paracatu Zinc District, Minas Gerais, Brazil9
The efficiency of fractal techniques in geochemical anomaly delineation within BLEG and <180 μm stream sediments in Western Turkey9
Incorporation of geological constraints and semivariogram scaling law into geostatistical modeling of metal contents in hydrothermal deposits for improved accuracy9
Microscopic characterisation of metallic nanoparticles in ore rocks, fault gouge and geogas from the Shanggong gold deposit, China9
Integration of self-organizing maps, statistical analysis, and hydrogeochemical modeling methods to identify spatio-seasonal variations in mine water quality9
BWM-SAW: A new hybrid MCDM technique for modeling of chromite potential in the Birjand district, east of Iran9
GEMAS: Geochemical distribution of Mg in agricultural soil of Europe9
Geology, geochemistry, and genesis of REY minerals of the late Cretaceous karst bauxite deposits, Zagros Simply Folded Belt, SW Iran: Constraints on the ore-forming process9
Geochemistry of surface waters around four hard-rock lithium deposits in Central Europe9
Application of geographically weighted regression (GWR) and singularity analysis to identify stream sediment geochemical anomalies, case study, Takab Area, NW Iran9
Spatial-temporal variations and transport process of polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbons in Poyang Lake: Implication for dry–wet cycle impacts9
Assessment of the Amaruq gold deposit signature in glacial sediments using multivariate geochemical data analysis and indicator minerals8
Cathodoluminescent textures and trace element signatures of hydrothermal quartz from the granite-related No. 302 uranium deposit, South China: A reconnaissance study for their genetic significances8
Rare disperse elements in epithermal deposit: Insights from LA–ICP–MS study of sphalerite at Dalingkou, South China8
Zircon U–Pb age, fluid inclusion, and H–C–O–He–Ar–S isotopic compositions as an index to the VMS-type mineralization: A case study from the Wulasigou polymetallic deposit, Altay Orogenic Belt, Northwe8
Waste rocks and medieval slag as sources of environmental pollution in the area of the Pb-Zn Mine Rudnik (Serbia)8
Footprints of ore fluid pathway and implications to mineral exploration in the Shihu Gold Deposit, North China: Evidence from short wave infrared spectroscopy of illitic alteration rocks8
Water/rock interactions, chemical weathering and erosion, and supergene enrichment in the Tapira and Catalão I alkaline‑carbonatite complexes, Brazil8
In-situ sulfur isotopes analysis as an exploration tool for orogenic gold mineralization in the Granites-Tanami Gold Province, Australia: Learnings from the Callie deposit8
Geochemical characteristics of the Silurian-Devonian Kroh black shales, Peninsular Malaysia: An implication for hydrocarbon exploration8
Application of multi-component gas geochemical survey for deep mineral exploration in covered areas8
Geostatistical simulation of rock physical and geochemical properties with spatial filtering and its application to predictive geological mapping8
X-ray-excited optical luminescence imaging for on-site identification of xenotime8
Detection of geochemical anomalies related to mineralization using the Random Forest model optimized by the Competitive Mechanism and Beetle Antennae Search8
Distribution and pools of mercury in forest soils near recent and historical mercury emission sources in the central Czech Republic8
Natural and artificial gamma-emitting radionuclides in volcanic soils of the Western Canary Islands8
Rare earth element and Sr-Nd isotopic evidence for the origin of fluorite from the Silius vein deposit (southeastern Sardinia, Italy)8
Tectonic discrimination and application based on convolution neural network and incomplete big data8
Geochemical anomaly mapping using sparse principal component analysis in Jining, Inner Mongolia, China8
Mineralogical, fluid inclusion, and stable isotopic study of the Shangshan'gang Au deposit, southeast China: Implications for ore formation and exploration7
Petrogenesis and Mo prospecting significance of Sadaigoumen granites on the northern margin of the North China Craton7
High arsenic levels in sediments, Jianghan Plain, central China: Vertical distribution and characteristics of arsenic species, dissolved organic matter, and microbial community7
“The role of ignimbrites and fine sediments in the lithium distribution and isotopic fractionation in hyperarid environments: Insights from Li-isotopes in the Atacama Desert”7
Geochemical, geostatistical and time series analysis techniques as a tool to achieve the Water Framework Directive goals: An example from Piedmont region (NW Italy)7
Background levels of DTPA-extractable trace elements in calcareous soils and prediction of trace element availability based on common soil properties7
Antimony in quartz as a vector to mineralization: A statistical approach from five Variscan Sb occurrences (France)7
Carbon accounting of mined landscapes, and deployment of a geochemical treatment system for enhanced weathering at Woodsreef Chrysotile Mine, NSW, Australia7
Regional occurrence of aqueous tungsten and relations with antimony, arsenic and molybdenum concentrations (Sardinia, Italy)7
Concentrations and spatial distribution of chlorine in the pedosphere in China: Based on the China Geochemical Baselines Project7
In situ zircon and cassiterite U-Pb ages constraints on concealed granite and W mineralization in the Kuimeishan deposit, Nanling Region, South China7
Environmental pollution status and health risk assessment of selective heavy metal(oid)s in Iran's agricultural soils: A review7
In-situ scheelite LASS-ICPMS reconnaissance Sm-Nd isotope characterisation and prospects for dating7
In situ trace element compositions and U Pb ages of cassiterite from tin-polymetallic deposits in the Dachang district, Guangxi, China: Implications for ore genesis and exploration7
Interpretations of Hg anomalous sources in drainage sediments and soils in China7
An experimental study of the morphological evolution of pyrite under hydrothermal conditions and its implications7
The influence of metal mobility on resource potential in circumneutral pH iron-rich copper mine waste rocks7
Dictionary learning for multivariate geochemical anomaly detection for mineral exploration targeting7
Comparison between the geochemical response of BLEG and fine fraction stream sediments to mineralization in the Eastern Black Sea region, Turkey7
Hydrogeochemistry of thallium and other potentially toxic elements in neutral mine drainage at the decommissioned Pb-Zn Raibl mine (Eastern Alps, Italy)7
Comparison of geochemical patterns from different sampling density geochemical mapping in Altay, Xinjiang Province, China7
Regional patterns in standardised and transformed pathfinder elements in soil related to orogenic-style mineralisation in southern New Zealand7
Recognition and incorporation of mineralization-efficient fault systems to produce a strengthened anisotropic geochemical singularity7
Combined procedure of metal removal and recovery of technology elements from fertilizer industry effluents7