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Earth Black Color

HEX #49433B / RGB (73, 67, 59)

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What is Earth Black Color?

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Earth Black has the hex code #49433B. The equivalent RGB values are (73, 67, 59), which means it is composed of 37% red, 34% green and 30% blue. The CMYK color codes, used in printers, are C:0 M:8 Y:19 K:71. In the HSV/HSB scale, Earth Black has a hue of 34°, 19% saturation and a brightness value of 29%.
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.

Earth Black is from the RAL Design list where it is included with the number 080 30 05. RAL is a popular color matching system used in several European countries like Germany, Italy, France and the United Kingdom. RAL Design, which has colors for interiors, is different from the RAL Classic list.

Earth Black color hex code is #49433B which can be used along with RGB (73, 67, 59) or HSL values in HTML and/or CSS to display the color on web pages. Please note that the corresponding CMYK values and the Pantone (PMS) number listed on this page have been calculated from the hexadecimal color code and are only approximations.

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Earth Black Color Codes

Hex Code#49433B
RGB Values(73, 67, 59)
CMYK Values(0%, 8%, 19%, 71%)
HSV/HSB Values(34°, 19%, 29%)
Closest Web Safe#333333
Inverse Color#B6BCC4 [Gray (X11)]
Closest Pantone®7771 C
Closest RAL6014 [Yellow olive]
Complementary Color#3B4149 [Arsenic]
Earth Black Converted to Grayscale Codes
Simple Average#424242
Weighted Average (Most Common)#444444
Weighted Average (Luma)#444444
Weighted Average (Gamma Adjusted)#888888

Earth Black Color Palettes

Complementary color palette of 49433B. Complementary color is 3B4149

Complementary Palette

The complement of Earth Black is Arsenic with the hex code #3B4149. Complementary colors are those found at the opposite ends of the color wheel. Thus, as per the RGB system, the best contrast to #49433B color is offered by #3B4149. 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 (49433B, 48493B and 493C3B)

Analogous Palette

The analogous colors of Earth Black (#49433B) are Rifle Green (#48493B) and Dark Puce (#493C3B). In the RGB color wheel, these two analogous colors occur to the right and left of Earth 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 (49433B, 3B4849 and 3C3B49)

Split-Complementary Palette

As per the RGB color wheel, the split-complementary colors of Earth Black (#49433B) are #3B4849 (Arsenic) and #3C3B49 (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 (49433B, 3B4943 and 433B49)

Triadic Palette

Earth Black triadic color palette has three colors each of which is separated by 120° in the RGB wheel. Thus, #3B4943 (Arsenic) and #433B49 (Arsenic) along with #49433B 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 (49433B, 3B4943, 3B4149 and 493B41)

Tetradic Palette

The tetradic palette of Earth Black has four colors - #3B4943 (Arsenic), #3B4149 (Arsenic) and #493B41 (Dark Puce) in addition to the base color (#49433B). 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 (49433B, 3B493C, 3B4149 and 493B48)

Square Palette

Earth Black square color palette has #3B493C (Rifle Green), #3B4149 (Arsenic) and #493B48 (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

Earth Black Color Rainbow Palette

Our Earth 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 Earth Black Color


  • Transparent 6D69626D6962
  • Transparent 807B76807B76
  • Transparent 928E89928E89
  • Transparent A4A19DA4A19D
  • Transparent B6B4B1B6B4B1
  • Transparent C8C7C4C8C7C4
  • Transparent DBD9D8DBD9D8
  • Transparent EDECEBEDECEB


  • Transparent 544F49544F49
  • Transparent 5A55505A5550
  • Transparent 5F5B575F5B57
  • Transparent 65625E65625E
  • Transparent 6A68646A6864
  • Transparent 706E6B706E6B
  • Transparent 757472757472
  • Transparent 7B7A797B7A79


  • Transparent 3A362F3A362F
  • Transparent 332F29332F29
  • Transparent 2C28232C2823
  • Transparent 25221E25221E
  • Transparent 1D1B181D1B18
  • Transparent 161412161412
  • Transparent 0F0D0C0F0D0C
  • Transparent 070706070706

Earth Black Color Patterns

  • Transparent

    Earth Black Gingham Checks

  • Transparent

    Earth Black Vertical Stripes Pattern

  • Transparent

    Earth Black Polka Dots Pattern

  • Transparent

    Earth Black Honeycomb Pattern

  • Transparent

    Earth Black Leaves Pattern

  • Transparent

    Earth Black Houndstooth Pattern

  • Transparent

    Earth Black Trellis Pattern

  • Transparent

    Earth Black Plaid Pattern

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