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Electrum Color

HEX #F2E279 / RGB (242, 226, 121)

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What is Electrum Color?

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Electrum has the hex code #F2E279. The equivalent RGB values are (242, 226, 121), which means it is composed of 41% red, 38% green and 21% blue. The CMYK color codes, used in printers, are C:0 M:7 Y:50 K:5. In the HSV/HSB scale, Electrum has a hue of 52°, 50% saturation and a brightness value of 95%.
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.

Electrum is an alloy of silver and gold. The color displayed on this page is representative of the color of the alloy. Electrum can be applied to web pages with the hex, RGB and/or HSL values and cannot be used by name in HTML and CSS code. Please note that the CMYK numbers listed on this page have been derived from the hexadecimal code using known formulae and are only approximates.

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Electrum Color Codes

Hex Code#F2E279
RGB Values(242, 226, 121)
CMYK Values(0%, 7%, 50%, 5%)
HSV/HSB Values(52°, 50%, 95%)
Closest Web Safe#FFCC66
Inverse Color#0D1D86 [Indigo Dye]
Closest Pantone®602 C
Closest RAL1014 [Ivory]
Complementary Color#7989F2 [Cornflower Blue]
Electrum Converted to Grayscale Codes
Simple Average#C4C4C4
Weighted Average (Most Common)#DBDBDB
Weighted Average (Luma)#DEDEDE
Weighted Average (Gamma Adjusted)#E8E8E8

Electrum Color Palettes

Complementary color palette of F2E279. Complementary color is 7989F2

Complementary Palette

The complement of Electrum is Cornflower Blue with the hex code #7989F2. Complementary colors are those found at the opposite ends of the color wheel. Thus, as per the RGB system, the best contrast to #F2E279 color is offered by #7989F2. 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 (F2E279, C6F279 and F2A679)

Analogous Palette

The analogous colors of Electrum (#F2E279) are Yellow-Green (Crayola) (#C6F279) and Middle Yellow Red (#F2A679). In the RGB color wheel, these two analogous colors occur to the right and left of Electrum 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 (F2E279, 79C6F2 and A679F2)

Split-Complementary Palette

As per the RGB color wheel, the split-complementary colors of Electrum (#F2E279) are #79C6F2 (Maya Blue) and #A679F2 (Lavender (Floral)). 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 (F2E279, 79F2E2 and E279F2)

Triadic Palette

Electrum triadic color palette has three colors each of which is separated by 120° in the RGB wheel. Thus, #79F2E2 (Aquamarine) and #E279F2 (Heliotrope) along with #F2E279 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 (F2E279, 79F2E2, 7989F2 and F27989)

Tetradic Palette

The tetradic palette of Electrum has four colors - #79F2E2 (Aquamarine), #7989F2 (Cornflower Blue) and #F27989 (Light Coral) in addition to the base color (#F2E279). 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 (F2E279, 79F2A6, 7989F2 and F279C6)

Square Palette

Electrum square color palette has #79F2A6 (Medium Aquamarine), #7989F2 (Cornflower Blue) and #F279C6 (Persian Pink). 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

Electrum Color Rainbow Palette

Our Electrum 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 Electrum Color


  • Transparent F5E894F5E894
  • Transparent F6EBA1F6EBA1
  • Transparent F7EEAFF7EEAF
  • Transparent F9F1BCF9F1BC
  • Transparent FAF3C9FAF3C9
  • Transparent FBF6D7FBF6D7
  • Transparent FCF9E4FCF9E4
  • Transparent FEFCF2FEFCF2


  • Transparent DBCE7ADBCE7A
  • Transparent D0C57BD0C57B
  • Transparent C4BB7CC4BB7C
  • Transparent B9B17DB9B17D
  • Transparent AEA77DAEA77D
  • Transparent A29D7EA29D7E
  • Transparent 97947F97947F
  • Transparent 8B8A7F8B8A7F


  • Transparent C2B561C2B561
  • Transparent A99E55A99E55
  • Transparent 918849918849
  • Transparent 79713D79713D
  • Transparent 615A30615A30
  • Transparent 494424494424
  • Transparent 302D18302D18
  • Transparent 18170C18170C

Electrum Color Patterns

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    Electrum Gingham Checks

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    Electrum Vertical Stripes Pattern

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    Electrum Polka Dots Pattern

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    Electrum Honeycomb Pattern

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    Electrum Leaves Pattern

  • Transparent

    Electrum Houndstooth Pattern

  • Transparent

    Electrum Trellis Pattern

  • Transparent

    Electrum Plaid Pattern

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