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Dark Maroon Color

HEX #510400 / RGB (81, 4, 0)

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What is Dark Maroon Color?

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Dark Maroon has the hex code #510400. The equivalent RGB values are (81, 4, 0), which means it is composed of 95% red, 5% green and 0% blue. The CMYK color codes, used in printers, are C:0 M:95 Y:100 K:68. In the HSV/HSB scale, Dark Maroon has a hue of 3°, 100% saturation and a brightness value of 32%.
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.

Dark Maroon is not part of the web colors list and, therefore, cannot be used by name in HTML and CSS code. The best way to apply the color to a web page is to put in its hex, RGB or HSL values. Please also note that the dark maroon CMYK numbers mentioned on this page are only approximations and have been calculated from the hex code using well-known formulae.

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Dark Maroon Color Codes

Hex Code#510400
RGB Values(81, 4, 0)
CMYK Values(0%, 95%, 100%, 68%)
HSV/HSB Values(3°, 100%, 32%)
Closest Web Safe#660000
Inverse Color#AEFBFF [Celeste]
Closest Pantone®4975 C
Closest RAL3005 [Wine red]
Complementary Color#004D51 [Midnight Green (Eagle Green)]
Dark Maroon Converted to Grayscale Codes
Simple Average#1C1C1C
Weighted Average (Most Common)#1B1B1B
Weighted Average (Luma)#141414
Weighted Average (Gamma Adjusted)#4C4C4C

Dark Maroon Color Palettes

Complementary color palette of 510400. Complementary color is 004D51

Complementary Palette

The complement of Dark Maroon is Midnight Green (Eagle Green) with the hex code #004D51. Complementary colors are those found at the opposite ends of the color wheel. Thus, as per the RGB system, the best contrast to #510400 color is offered by #004D51. 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 (510400, 512D00 and 510025)

Analogous Palette

The analogous colors of Dark Maroon (#510400) are Seal Brown (#512D00) and Dark Scarlet (#510025). In the RGB color wheel, these two analogous colors occur to the right and left of Dark Maroon 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 (510400, 00512D and 002551)

Split-Complementary Palette

As per the RGB color wheel, the split-complementary colors of Dark Maroon (#510400) are #00512D (British Racing Green) and #002551 (Oxford Blue). 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 (510400, 005104 and 040051)

Triadic Palette

Dark Maroon triadic color palette has three colors each of which is separated by 120° in the RGB wheel. Thus, #005104 (Emerald Green) and #040051 (Cetacean Blue) along with #510400 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 (510400, 005104, 004D51 and 51004D)

Tetradic Palette

The tetradic palette of Dark Maroon has four colors - #005104 (Emerald Green), #004D51 (Midnight Green (Eagle Green)) and #51004D (Imperial Purple) in addition to the base color (#510400). 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 (510400, 255100, 004D51 and 2D0051)

Square Palette

Dark Maroon square color palette has #255100 (Lincoln Green), #004D51 (Midnight Green (Eagle Green)) and #2D0051 (Deep Violet). 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

Dark Maroon Color Rainbow Palette

Our Dark Maroon 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.

510400 514900 135100 005132 002A51 1B0051 510041

Tints, Tones & Shades of Dark Maroon Color


  • Transparent 743633743633
  • Transparent 854F4D854F4D
  • Transparent 976866976866
  • Transparent A88280A88280
  • Transparent B99B99B99B99
  • Transparent CBB4B3CBB4B3
  • Transparent DCCDCCDCCDCC
  • Transparent EEE6E6EEE6E6


  • Transparent 5A1D1A5A1D1A
  • Transparent 5F29265F2926
  • Transparent 643633643633
  • Transparent 694240694240
  • Transparent 6D4E4D6D4E4D
  • Transparent 725B5A725B5A
  • Transparent 776766776766
  • Transparent 7B74737B7473


  • Transparent 410300410300
  • Transparent 390300390300
  • Transparent 310200310200
  • Transparent 290200290200
  • Transparent 200200200200
  • Transparent 180100180100
  • Transparent 100100100100
  • Transparent 080000080000

Dark Maroon Color Patterns

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  • Transparent

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  • Transparent

    Dark Maroon Honeycomb Pattern

  • Transparent

    Dark Maroon Leaves Pattern

  • Transparent

    Dark Maroon Houndstooth Pattern

  • Transparent

    Dark Maroon Trellis Pattern

  • Transparent

    Dark Maroon Plaid Pattern

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