Odds That An Oyster Will Hold A Pearl Are 1 In 12,000
January 19, 2012 by staff
Odds That An Oyster Will Hold A Pearl Are 1 In 12,000, The next time you decide to go out pearl hunting keep in mind that you’ll need to shuck a lot of oysters before you find that pearl.
The odds that an oyster will hold a pearl are 1 in 12,000 and if you are an expert shucker it should take you about 17 hours of non-stop shucking.
Now if you are feeling really lucky you can try Quahog clams which produce an incredibly rare purple pearl.
The odds of finding the rare purple pearl in a Quahog clam is 1 in 100,000 and only 1 in 20 are gem quality.
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