Panning for Gold
Gold panning in Disentis Sedrun
Would you like to try your luck yourself and look for gold in the young Rhine?
Then please note the following:
Gold panning is only allowed during a certain period and in certain zones.
In Tujetsch you need a gold panning permit. You can obtain this patent from the municipal administration and from our information office in Sedrun. The gold panning law must be observed. You can also get informations at the information office.
The Desertina Nugget
It was hidden in the depths of the Medelserrhein - the Desertina Nugget. Found in 1996 by August Brändle «Gold-Gusti». The nugget weighed 48.7 grams and had a diameter of 2.8 centimetres. At the time of the find, a Swiss record. So far, it is the largest nugget that has been found in the Medelser Rhine. The Desertina nugget can be seen in the Cristallina Museum in Disentis.