Placer may refer to one of the following:

  • Placer deposit
  • Placer sheep
  • Placer mining
  • Placer, rugby league football role.

Geographical names:

  • Placer, Masbate, Philippines
  • Placer, Surigao del Norte, Philippines
  • Placer, former name of Loomis, California
  • Placer County, California, United States

Other articles related to "placer":

Placer Theatre Ballet
... Placer Theatre Ballet ballet company in Placer County, California, USA, and holds performances in Auburn, California ...
Placer, Surigao Del Norte - History
... The town of Placer was founded by Captain Felipe Custodio together with Capitan Luis Patiño in 1850 ... Thus Capitan Felipe Custodio named the place “PLACER,” which means, mines and happiness because the people were happy and prosperous enjoying the rich ... Between 1850 to 1860, the Spanish officials wanted to change the name of Placer in honor of Saints in their quest of spiritual transportation among the towns inhabitants ...
Secret Ravine
... Ravine which shortly thereafter runs into Dry Creek located in Placer County, California ... of Rocklin, Loomis, and Roseville, as well as unincorporated parts of Placer County ... It was the site of placer mining operations during the California Gold Rush, and areas of tailings remain to this day ...
Russell Gulch, Colorado - History
... Russell discovered placer gold deposits in June 1859 in the valley that was soon named Russell Gulch in his honor ... The placer deposits were quickly worked out, and work shifted to the vein deposits that were the source of the placer gold ...
Sluicegates - Placer Mining Applications
... often used in the recovery of black sands, gold, and other minerals from placer deposits during placer mining operations ...