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Florin Analytical Services (FAS), is the analytical arm of Kappes, Cassiday & Associates. FAS provides services to the mining, industrial minerals, and waste management industries. FAS is a leader in the area of inorganic analyses.

  • FAS is dedicated to developing and providing high quality and accurate analytical services to a broad range of scientific professionals, industries, municipalities and others.

  • FAS is a member of the Kappes, Cassiday Group of Companies (KCA). KCA is a well-respected process engineering company that started in 1972 in Reno, Nevada.



FAS occupies 10,000 square feet of a 40,000 square foot building that rests on three acres of land just north of Reno, Nevada. The facility is easily accessed from Interstate 395 utilizing the Golden Valley Road exit or from North Virginia Street. The building is owned by Kappes, Cassiday & Associates.


Analytical Capabilities

Analytical Capabilities include but are not limited to the following:


  • Fire Assay for gold, silver, platinum and palladium

  • Quantitative whole rock analyses

  • Carbon and sulfur analyses

  • Inorganic and general chemistry by instrumental and specific technique

  • Metal analyses by Flame AAS, Inductively Coupled Plasma (ICP) and Cold Vapor (CVAAS) Analyses

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