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Agate Gray Color

HEX #B3B1A1 / RGB (179, 177, 161)

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What is Agate Gray Color?

Agate Gray (Hex code: B3B1A1) Thumbnail

Agate Gray is a Pantone textile Cotton eXtended color with the PMS number 15-6307 TCX. It is not a web color and cannot be used in HTML and CSS code by name. However, it can be applied to web pages and digital works with its hex, RGB or HSL values.
Agate Gray color hex code is #B3B1A1 with RGB (179, 177, 161). Please note that the equivalent RAL and CMYK values mentioned on this page have been derived from the hexadecimal code and are only approximates.

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Agate Gray Color Codes

Hex Code#B3B1A1
RGB Values(179, 177, 161)
CMYK Values(0%, 1%, 10%, 30%)
HSV/HSB Values(53°, 10%, 70%)
Closest Web Safe#CC9999
Inverse Color#4C4E5E [Davy's Grey]
Pantone®15-6307 TCX
Closest RAL7032 [Pebble grey]
Complementary Color#A1A3B3 [Metallic Silver]
Agate Gray Converted to Grayscale Codes
Simple Average#ACACAC
Weighted Average (Most Common)#B0B0B0
Weighted Average (Luma)#B0B0B0
Weighted Average (Gamma Adjusted)#D2D2D2

Agate Gray Color Palettes

Complementary color palette of B3B1A1. Complementary color is A1A3B3

Complementary Palette

The complement of Agate Gray is Metallic Silver with the hex code #A1A3B3. Complementary colors are those found at the opposite ends of the color wheel. Thus, as per the RGB system, the best contrast to #B3B1A1 color is offered by #A1A3B3. The complementary color palette is easiest to use and work with. Studies have shown that contrasting color palette is the best way to grab a viewer's attention.

B3B1A1 A1A3B3
Analogous color palette with (B3B1A1, ACB3A1 and B3A8A1)

Analogous Palette

The analogous colors of Agate Gray (#B3B1A1) are Laurel Green (#ACB3A1) and Dark Gray (X11) (#B3A8A1). In the RGB color wheel, these two analogous colors occur to the right and left of Agate Gray with a 30° separation on either side. An analogous color palette is extremely soothing to the eyes and works wonders if your main color is soft or pastel.

B3B1A1 ACB3A1 B3A8A1
Split Complementary color palette with (B3B1A1, A1ACB3 and A8A1B3)

Split-Complementary Palette

As per the RGB color wheel, the split-complementary colors of Agate Gray (#B3B1A1) are #A1ACB3 (Metallic Silver) and #A8A1B3 (Metallic Silver). A split-complementary color palette consists of the main color along with those on either side (30°) of the complementary color. Based on our research, usage of split-complementary palettes is on the rise online, especially in graphics and web sites designs. It may be because it is not as contrasting as the complementary color palette and, hence, results in a combination which is pleasant to the eyes.

B3B1A1 A1ACB3 A8A1B3
Triadic color palette with (B3B1A1, A1B3B1 and B1A1B3)

Triadic Palette

Agate Gray triadic color palette has three colors each of which is separated by 120° in the RGB wheel. Thus, #A1B3B1 (Metallic Silver) and #B1A1B3 (Pastel Purple) along with #B3B1A1 create a stunning and beautiful triadic palette with the maximum variation in hue and, therefore, offering the best possible contrast when taken together.

B3B1A1 A1B3B1 B1A1B3
Tetradic color palette with (B3B1A1, A1B3B1, A1A3B3 and B3A1A3)

Tetradic Palette

The tetradic palette of Agate Gray has four colors - #A1B3B1 (Metallic Silver), #A1A3B3 (Metallic Silver) and #B3A1A3 (Lilac Luster) in addition to the base color (#B3B1A1). A tetradic color palette is complex and, in most cases, should not be used off-the-shelf. We suggest tweaking the colors slightly to achieve desired results.

B3B1A1 A1B3B1 A1A3B3 B3A1A3
Square color palette with (B3B1A1, A1B3A8, A1A3B3 and B3A1AC)

Square Palette

Agate Gray square color palette has #A1B3A8 (Dark Gray (X11)), #A1A3B3 (Metallic Silver) and #B3A1AC (Pastel Purple). Quite like triadic, the hues in a square palette are at the maximum distance from each other, which is 90°.
Note: For several colors purposes, a square palette may look much better than the tetrad color palette.

B3B1A1 A1B3A8 A1A3B3 B3A1AC
Rainbow color

Agate Gray Color Rainbow Palette

Our Agate Gray rainbow color palette is based on the RGB model and consists of 7 colors, just like the traditional rainbow. You might not see a lot of variation in color, especially if the chosen color is dark or extremely light. However, this can lead interesting rainbow palettes that are faded, soft, pastel or dull.

B3B1A1 A6B3A1 A1B3AC A1ABB3 A7A1B3 B3A1B0 B3A1A1

Tints, Tones & Shades of Agate Gray Color


  • Transparent C2C1B4C2C1B4
  • Transparent CAC8BDCAC8BD
  • Transparent D1D0C7D1D0C7
  • Transparent D9D8D0D9D8D0
  • Transparent E1E0D9E1E0D9
  • Transparent E8E8E3E8E8E3
  • Transparent F0EFECF0EFEC
  • Transparent F7F7F6F7F7F6


  • Transparent A9A79AA9A79A
  • Transparent A4A297A4A297
  • Transparent 9F9D949F9D94
  • Transparent 9A99919A9991
  • Transparent 94948D94948D
  • Transparent 8F8F8A8F8F8A
  • Transparent 8A8A878A8A87
  • Transparent 858583858583


  • Transparent 8F8E818F8E81
  • Transparent 7D7C717D7C71
  • Transparent 6B6A616B6A61
  • Transparent 5A59515A5951
  • Transparent 484740484740
  • Transparent 363530363530
  • Transparent 242320242320
  • Transparent 121210121210

Agate Gray Color Patterns

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    Agate Gray Gingham Checks

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    Agate Gray Vertical Stripes Pattern

  • Transparent

    Agate Gray Polka Dots Pattern

  • Transparent

    Agate Gray Honeycomb Pattern

  • Transparent

    Agate Gray Leaves Pattern

  • Transparent

    Agate Gray Houndstooth Pattern

  • Transparent

    Agate Gray Trellis Pattern

  • Transparent

    Agate Gray Plaid Pattern

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