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Emerald Color

HEX #50C878 / RGB (80, 200, 120)

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What is Emerald Color?

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Emerald has the hex code #50C878. The equivalent RGB values are (80, 200, 120), which means it is composed of 20% red, 50% green and 30% blue. The CMYK color codes, used in printers, are C:60 M:0 Y:40 K:22. In the HSV/HSB scale, Emerald has a hue of 140°, 60% saturation and a brightness value of 78%.
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.

Emerald green or simply Emerald is named after the gemstone. It can be used in HTML and CSS code with its hex, RGB, CMYK or HSB values.

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Emerald Color Codes

Hex Code#50C878
RGB Values(80, 200, 120)
CMYK Values(60%, 0%, 40%, 22%)
HSV/HSB Values(140°, 60%, 78%)
Closest Web Safe#66CC66
Inverse Color#AF3787 [Fandango]
Closest Pantone®7723 C
Closest RAL6033 [Mint turquoise]
Complementary Color#C850A0 [Mulberry (Crayola)]
Emerald Converted to Grayscale Codes
Simple Average#858585
Weighted Average (Most Common)#9B9B9B
Weighted Average (Luma)#A9A9A9
Weighted Average (Gamma Adjusted)#CDCDCD

Emerald Color Palettes

Complementary color palette of 50C878. Complementary color is C850A0

Complementary Palette

The complement of Emerald is Mulberry (Crayola) with the hex code #C850A0. Complementary colors are those found at the opposite ends of the color wheel. Thus, as per the RGB system, the best contrast to #50C878 color is offered by #C850A0. 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 (50C878, 50C8B4 and 64C850)

Analogous Palette

The analogous colors of Emerald (#50C878) are Eucalyptus (#50C8B4) and Apple (#64C850). In the RGB color wheel, these two analogous colors occur to the right and left of Emerald 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 (50C878, B450C8 and C85064)

Split-Complementary Palette

As per the RGB color wheel, the split-complementary colors of Emerald (#50C878) are #B450C8 (Medium Orchid) and #C85064 (Dark Terra Cotta). 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.

50C878 B450C8 C85064
Triadic color palette with (50C878, 7850C8 and C87850)

Triadic Palette

Emerald triadic color palette has three colors each of which is separated by 120° in the RGB wheel. Thus, #7850C8 (Slate Blue) and #C87850 (Copper Red) along with #50C878 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 (50C878, 7850C8, C850A0 and A0C850)

Tetradic Palette

The tetradic palette of Emerald has four colors - #7850C8 (Slate Blue), #C850A0 (Mulberry (Crayola)) and #A0C850 (Middle Green Yellow) in addition to the base color (#50C878). 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 (50C878, 5064C8, C850A0 and C8B450)

Square Palette

Emerald square color palette has #5064C8 (Han Blue), #C850A0 (Mulberry (Crayola)) and #C8B450 (Vegas Gold). 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 Color Rainbow Palette

Our Emerald 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 Emerald Color


  • Transparent 73D39373D393
  • Transparent 85D9A185D9A1
  • Transparent 96DEAE96DEAE
  • Transparent A8E4BCA8E4BC
  • Transparent B9E9C9B9E9C9
  • Transparent CBEFD7CBEFD7
  • Transparent DCF4E4DCF4E4
  • Transparent EEFAF2EEFAF2


  • Transparent 5ABA7A5ABA7A
  • Transparent 5EB27A5EB27A
  • Transparent 63AB7B63AB7B
  • Transparent 68A47C68A47C
  • Transparent 6D9D7D6D9D7D
  • Transparent 72967E72967E
  • Transparent 768E7E768E7E
  • Transparent 7B877F7B877F


  • Transparent 40A06040A060
  • Transparent 388C54388C54
  • Transparent 307848307848
  • Transparent 28643C28643C
  • Transparent 205030205030
  • Transparent 183C24183C24
  • Transparent 102818102818
  • Transparent 08140C08140C

Emerald Color Patterns

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    Emerald Gingham Checks

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    Emerald Vertical Stripes Pattern

  • Transparent

    Emerald Polka Dots Pattern

  • Transparent

    Emerald Honeycomb Pattern

  • Transparent

    Emerald Leaves Pattern

  • Transparent

    Emerald Houndstooth Pattern

  • Transparent

    Emerald Trellis Pattern

  • Transparent

    Emerald Plaid Pattern

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