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Basalt Black Color

HEX #4D423E / RGB (77, 66, 62)

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What is Basalt Black Color?

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Basalt Black has the hex code #4D423E. The equivalent RGB values are (77, 66, 62), which means it is composed of 38% red, 32% green and 30% blue. The CMYK color codes, used in printers, are C:0 M:14 Y:20 K:70. In the HSV/HSB scale, Basalt Black has a hue of 16°, 19% saturation and a brightness value of 30%.
Details of other color codes including equivalent web safe and HTML & CSS colors are given in the table below. Also listed are the closest Pantone® (PMS) and RAL colors.

Included in the RAL Design list with the number 040 30 05, Basalt Black hex code is #4D423E with equivalent RGB (77, 66, 62). It is not a web color and cannot be applied to web pages by name. However, it can be used in HTML and CSS code by the hex, RGB or HSL values.
FYI, Basalt Black's CMYK numbers and corresponding Pantone (PMS) color value mentioned on this page have been calculated from the hexadecimal code and are only approximations.

RAL is a popular color matching system used in several European countries including Germany, France, Italy and the UK. Please note that RAL Design catalogue is for interior colors and is different from the original RAL Classic list.

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Basalt Black Color Codes

Hex Code#4D423E
RGB Values(77, 66, 62)
CMYK Values(0%, 14%, 20%, 70%)
HSV/HSB Values(16°, 19%, 30%)
Closest Web Safe#663333
Inverse Color#B2BDC1 [Ash Gray]
Closest Pantone®7617 C
Closest RAL7022 [Umbra grey]
Complementary Color#3E494D [Outer Space]
Basalt Black Converted to Grayscale Codes
Simple Average#444444
Weighted Average (Most Common)#454545
Weighted Average (Luma)#444444
Weighted Average (Gamma Adjusted)#888888

Basalt Black Color Palettes

Complementary color palette of 4D423E. Complementary color is 3E494D

Complementary Palette

The complement of Basalt Black is Outer Space with the hex code #3E494D. Complementary colors are those found at the opposite ends of the color wheel. Thus, as per the RGB system, the best contrast to #4D423E color is offered by #3E494D. 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.

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Analogous color palette with (4D423E, 4D4A3E and 4D3E42)

Analogous Palette

The analogous colors of Basalt Black (#4D423E) are Olive Drab Camouflage (#4D4A3E) and Dark Puce (#4D3E42). In the RGB color wheel, these two analogous colors occur to the right and left of Basalt Black 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.

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Split Complementary color palette with (4D423E, 3E4D4A and 3E424D)

Split-Complementary Palette

As per the RGB color wheel, the split-complementary colors of Basalt Black (#4D423E) are #3E4D4A (Outer Space) and #3E424D (Arsenic). 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.

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Triadic color palette with (4D423E, 3E4D42 and 423E4D)

Triadic Palette

Basalt Black triadic color palette has three colors each of which is separated by 120° in the RGB wheel. Thus, #3E4D42 (Outer Space) and #423E4D (Arsenic) along with #4D423E create a stunning and beautiful triadic palette with the maximum variation in hue and, therefore, offering the best possible contrast when taken together.

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Tetradic color palette with (4D423E, 3E4D42, 3E494D and 4D3E49)

Tetradic Palette

The tetradic palette of Basalt Black has four colors - #3E4D42 (Outer Space), #3E494D (Outer Space) and #4D3E49 (Purple Taupe) in addition to the base color (#4D423E). 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.

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Square color palette with (4D423E, 424D3E, 3E494D and 4A3E4D)

Square Palette

Basalt Black square color palette has #424D3E (Rifle Green), #3E494D (Outer Space) and #4A3E4D (Purple Taupe). 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.

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Rainbow color

Basalt Black Color Rainbow Palette

Our Basalt Black 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.

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Tints, Tones & Shades of Basalt Black Color


  • Transparent 716865716865
  • Transparent 827B78827B78
  • Transparent 948E8B948E8B
  • Transparent A6A19FA6A19F
  • Transparent B8B3B2B8B3B2
  • Transparent CAC6C5CAC6C5
  • Transparent DBD9D8DBD9D8
  • Transparent EDECECEDECEC


  • Transparent 574E4B574E4B
  • Transparent 5C55525C5552
  • Transparent 615B58615B58
  • Transparent 67615F67615F
  • Transparent 6C67666C6766
  • Transparent 716D6C716D6C
  • Transparent 767473767473
  • Transparent 7B7A797B7A79


  • Transparent 3E35323E3532
  • Transparent 362E2B362E2B
  • Transparent 2E28252E2825
  • Transparent 27211F27211F
  • Transparent 1F1A191F1A19
  • Transparent 171413171413
  • Transparent 0F0D0C0F0D0C
  • Transparent 080706080706

Basalt Black Color Patterns

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    Basalt Black Gingham Checks

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    Basalt Black Vertical Stripes Pattern

  • Transparent

    Basalt Black Polka Dots Pattern

  • Transparent

    Basalt Black Honeycomb Pattern

  • Transparent

    Basalt Black Leaves Pattern

  • Transparent

    Basalt Black Houndstooth Pattern

  • Transparent

    Basalt Black Trellis Pattern

  • Transparent

    Basalt Black Plaid Pattern

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