Basalt Grey (RAL)

HEX #585D5E / RGB (88, 93, 94)

What is Basalt Grey (RAL) Color?

Basalt Grey (RAL) (Hex code: 585D5E) Thumbnail

Basalt Grey (RAL) color hex code is #585D5E and RGB (88, 93, 94). As per HSB/HSV model, the color has a hue of 190°, saturation of 6% and a brightness of 37%. The CMYK values of Basalt Grey (RAL) are C:7 M:1 Y:0 K:63.

Basalt grey is from the RAL Classic list where it is included as 7012. The RAL color matching system is popular in several European countries including Germany, France and Italy. These colors cannot be used in HTML and CSS code by name and can only be applied on web pages with their hexadecimal, RGB or HSL values.
Please note that the CMYK values displayed on this page are only approximations as they have been calculated from the hex code.

Please note: RAL colors displayed on the screen are close approximates to the actual color because of the variations in brightness and contrast. The same hold true for these colors printed out on standard printers where the variations in the quality of paper, ink and the device may produce different results.

Basalt Grey (RAL) Color Codes

Hex Code#585D5E
RGB Values(88, 93, 94)
CMYK Values(7%, 1%, 0%, 63%)
HSV/HSB Values(190°, 6%, 37%)
Closest Web Safe#666666
Inverse Color#A7A2A1 [Quick Silver]
Closest Pantone®425 C
Complementary Color#5E5958 [Wenge]
Basalt Grey (RAL) Converted to Grayscale Codes
Simple Average#5C5C5C
Weighted Average (Most Common)#5C5C5C
Weighted Average (Luma)#5C5C5C
Weighted Average (Gamma Adjusted)#9C9C9C

Basalt Grey (RAL) Color Palettes

Basalt Grey (RAL) is almost gray. We don't think there is any need to display the color palettes.
Complementary color palette of 585D5E. Complementary color is 5E5958

Complementary Palette

The complement of Basalt Grey (RAL) is Wenge with the hex code #5E5958. Complementary colors are those found at the opposite ends of the color wheel. Thus, as per the RGB system, the best contrast to #585D5E color is offered by #5E5958. 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.

Analogous color palette with (585D5E, 585A5E and 585E5C)

Analogous Palette

The analogous colors of Basalt Grey (RAL) (#585D5E) are Davy's Grey (#585A5E) and Davy's Grey (#585E5C). In the RGB color wheel, these two analogous colors occur to the right and left of Basalt Grey (RAL) 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.

Split Complementary color palette with (585D5E, 5E585A and 5E5C58)

Split-Complementary Palette

As per the RGB color wheel, the split-complementary colors of Basalt Grey (RAL) (#585D5E) are #5E585A (Davy's Grey) and #5E5C58 (Wenge). 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.

Triadic color palette with (585D5E, 5E585D and 5D5E58)

Triadic Palette

Basalt Grey (RAL) triadic color palette has three colors each of which is separated by 120° in the RGB wheel. Thus, #5E585D (Davy's Grey) and #5D5E58 (Ebony) along with #585D5E create a stunning and beautiful triadic palette with the maximum variation in hue and, therefore, offering the best possible contrast when taken together.

Tetradic color palette with (585D5E, 5E585D, 5E5958 and 585E59)

Tetradic Palette

The tetradic palette of Basalt Grey (RAL) has four colors - #5E585D (Davy's Grey), #5E5958 (Wenge) and #585E59 (Ebony) in addition to the base color (#585D5E). 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.

Square color palette with (585D5E, 5C585E, 5E5958 and 5A5E58)

Square Palette

Basalt Grey (RAL) square color palette has #5C585E (Davy's Grey), #5E5958 (Wenge) and #5A5E58 (Ebony). 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.

Rainbow color

Basalt Grey (RAL) Color Rainbow Palette

Our Basalt Grey (RAL) 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.

Tints, Tones & Shades of Basalt Grey (RAL) Color


  • Transparent 797D7E#797D7E
  • Transparent 8A8E8E#8A8E8E
  • Transparent 9B9E9E#9B9E9E
  • Transparent ACAEAF#ACAEAF
  • Transparent BCBEBF#BCBEBF
  • Transparent CDCECF#CDCECF
  • Transparent DEDFDF#DEDFDF
  • Transparent EEEFEF#EEEFEF


  • Transparent 606465#606465
  • Transparent 646868#646868
  • Transparent 686B6C#686B6C
  • Transparent 6C6F6F#6C6F6F
  • Transparent 707272#707272
  • Transparent 747676#747676
  • Transparent 787979#787979
  • Transparent 7C7D7D#7C7D7D


  • Transparent 464A4B#464A4B
  • Transparent 3E4142#3E4142
  • Transparent 353838#353838
  • Transparent 2C2F2F#2C2F2F
  • Transparent 232526#232526
  • Transparent 1A1C1C#1A1C1C
  • Transparent 121313#121313
  • Transparent 090909#090909

Basalt Grey (RAL) Color Patterns

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    Basalt Grey (RAL) Gingham Checks

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    Basalt Grey (RAL) Vertical Stripes Pattern

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    Basalt Grey (RAL) Polka Dots Pattern

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    Basalt Grey (RAL) Honeycomb Pattern

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    Basalt Grey (RAL) Leaves Pattern

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    Basalt Grey (RAL) Houndstooth Pattern

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    Basalt Grey (RAL) Trellis Pattern

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    Basalt Grey (RAL) Plaid Pattern