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Emerald CMYK Color

HEX #6AC17B / RGB (106, 193, 123)

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What is Emerald CMYK Color?

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Emerald color in the CMYK model has the values (60, 0, 70, 0). Thus, there is 60 of cyan, 70 of yellow and 0 of both magenta and black. The closest hex code of the color is #6AC17B with RGB equivalent values (106, 193, 123). The CMYK system is the backbone of the color printing technology found in both large industrial and small desktop printers. Colors are created using only four inks - cyan (C), magenta (M), yellow (Y) and black (K). Please understand that the reproducibility of emerald CMYK depends on the quality of the paper, the printer and the inks in the machine.

NOTE: The emerald (CMYK) hex color code mentioned on this page is just an approximation. It has been calculated from the CMYK values. As you probably know, the CMYK color model is for print media while hex codes and the equivalent RGB values are for screen. The two can seldom be converted correctly. Additionally, emerald color displayed on the screen through its hex code, may look very different when printed (by the CMYK values).

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Emerald CMYK Color Codes

Hex Code#6AC17B
RGB Values(106, 193, 123)
CMYK Values(60%, 0%, 70%, 0%)
HSV/HSB Values(132°, 45%, 76%)
Closest Web Safe#66CC66
Inverse Color#953E84 [Violet (Crayola)]
Closest Pantone®346 C
Closest RAL6021 [Pale green]
Complementary Color#C16AB0 [Sky Magenta]
Emerald CMYK Converted to Grayscale Codes
Simple Average#8D8D8D
Weighted Average (Most Common)#9F9F9F
Weighted Average (Luma)#A9A9A9
Weighted Average (Gamma Adjusted)#CECECE

Emerald CMYK Color Palettes

Complementary color palette of 6AC17B. Complementary color is C16AB0

Complementary Palette

The complement of Emerald CMYK is Sky Magenta with the hex code #C16AB0. Complementary colors are those found at the opposite ends of the color wheel. Thus, as per the RGB system, the best contrast to #6AC17B color is offered by #C16AB0. 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 (6AC17B, 6AC1A7 and 85C16A)

Analogous Palette

The analogous colors of Emerald CMYK (#6AC17B) are Green Sheen (#6AC1A7) and Dollar Bill (#85C16A). In the RGB color wheel, these two analogous colors occur to the right and left of Emerald CMYK 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 (6AC17B, A76AC1 and C16A85)

Split-Complementary Palette

As per the RGB color wheel, the split-complementary colors of Emerald CMYK (#6AC17B) are #A76AC1 (Rich Lavender) and #C16A85 (Turkish Rose). 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 (6AC17B, 7B6AC1 and C17B6A)

Triadic Palette

Emerald CMYK triadic color palette has three colors each of which is separated by 120° in the RGB wheel. Thus, #7B6AC1 (Toolbox) and #C17B6A (Light Taupe) along with #6AC17B 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 (6AC17B, 7B6AC1, C16AB0 and B0C16A)

Tetradic Palette

The tetradic palette of Emerald CMYK has four colors - #7B6AC1 (Toolbox), #C16AB0 (Sky Magenta) and #B0C16A (Middle Green Yellow) in addition to the base color (#6AC17B). 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 (6AC17B, 6A85C1, C16AB0 and C1A76A)

Square Palette

Emerald CMYK square color palette has #6A85C1 (Glaucous), #C16AB0 (Sky Magenta) and #C1A76A (Camel). 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

Emerald CMYK Color Rainbow Palette

Our Emerald CMYK 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.

6AC17B 6ABCC1 6A71C1 AD6AC1 C16A8A C1946A A3C16A

Tints, Tones & Shades of Emerald CMYK Color


  • Transparent 88CD9588CD95
  • Transparent 97D4A397D4A3
  • Transparent A6DAB0A6DAB0
  • Transparent B5E0BDB5E0BD
  • Transparent C3E6CAC3E6CA
  • Transparent D2ECD7D2ECD7
  • Transparent E1F3E5E1F3E5
  • Transparent F0F9F2F0F9F2


  • Transparent 6EB47C6EB47C
  • Transparent 71AE7D71AE7D
  • Transparent 73A77D73A77D
  • Transparent 75A17E75A17E
  • Transparent 779A7E779A7E
  • Transparent 79947F79947F
  • Transparent 7C8D7F7C8D7F
  • Transparent 7E87807E8780


  • Transparent 559A62559A62
  • Transparent 4A87564A8756
  • Transparent 40744A40744A
  • Transparent 35613E35613E
  • Transparent 2A4D312A4D31
  • Transparent 203A25203A25
  • Transparent 152719152719
  • Transparent 0B130C0B130C

Emerald CMYK Color Patterns

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    Emerald CMYK Gingham Checks

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    Emerald CMYK Vertical Stripes Pattern

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    Emerald CMYK Polka Dots Pattern

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    Emerald CMYK Honeycomb Pattern

  • Transparent

    Emerald CMYK Leaves Pattern

  • Transparent

    Emerald CMYK Houndstooth Pattern

  • Transparent

    Emerald CMYK Trellis Pattern

  • Transparent

    Emerald CMYK Plaid Pattern

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