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Frost Silver Color

HEX #B3B6C0 / RGB (179, 182, 192)

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What is Frost Silver Color?

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Frost Silver has the hex code #B3B6C0. The equivalent RGB values are (179, 182, 192), which means it is composed of 32% red, 33% green and 35% blue. The CMYK color codes, used in printers, are C:7 M:5 Y:0 K:25. In the HSV/HSB scale, Frost Silver has a hue of 226°, 7% saturation and a brightness value of 75%.
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.

Frost Silver 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 Frost Silver 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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Frost Silver Color Codes

Hex Code#B3B6C0
RGB Values(179, 182, 192)
CMYK Values(7%, 5%, 0%, 25%)
HSV/HSB Values(226°, 7%, 75%)
Closest Web Safe#CCCCCC
Inverse Color#4C493F [Olive Drab Camouflage]
Closest Pantone®5295 C
Closest RAL7038 [Agate grey]
Complementary Color#C0BDB3 [Gray (X11)]
Frost Silver Converted to Grayscale Codes
Simple Average#B8B8B8
Weighted Average (Most Common)#B6B6B6
Weighted Average (Luma)#B6B6B6
Weighted Average (Gamma Adjusted)#D5D5D5

Frost Silver Color Palettes

Complementary color palette of B3B6C0. Complementary color is C0BDB3

Complementary Palette

The complement of Frost Silver is Gray (X11) with the hex code #C0BDB3. Complementary colors are those found at the opposite ends of the color wheel. Thus, as per the RGB system, the best contrast to #B3B6C0 color is offered by #C0BDB3. 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.

Analogous color palette with (B3B6C0, B7B3C0 and B3BDC0)

Analogous Palette

The analogous colors of Frost Silver (#B3B6C0) are Gray (X11) (#B7B3C0) and Ash Gray (#B3BDC0). In the RGB color wheel, these two analogous colors occur to the right and left of Frost Silver 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.

B3B6C0 B7B3C0 B3BDC0
Split Complementary color palette with (B3B6C0, C0B7B3 and BDC0B3)

Split-Complementary Palette

As per the RGB color wheel, the split-complementary colors of Frost Silver (#B3B6C0) are #C0B7B3 (Black Shadows) and #BDC0B3 (Gray (X11)). 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.

B3B6C0 C0B7B3 BDC0B3
Triadic color palette with (B3B6C0, C0B3B6 and B6C0B3)

Triadic Palette

Frost Silver triadic color palette has three colors each of which is separated by 120° in the RGB wheel. Thus, #C0B3B6 (Black Shadows) and #B6C0B3 (Ash Gray) along with #B3B6C0 create a stunning and beautiful triadic palette with the maximum variation in hue and, therefore, offering the best possible contrast when taken together.

B3B6C0 C0B3B6 B6C0B3
Tetradic color palette with (B3B6C0, C0B3B6, C0BDB3 and B3C0BD)

Tetradic Palette

The tetradic palette of Frost Silver has four colors - #C0B3B6 (Black Shadows), #C0BDB3 (Gray (X11)) and #B3C0BD (Ash Gray) in addition to the base color (#B3B6C0). 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.

Square color palette with (B3B6C0, C0B3BD, C0BDB3 and B3C0B7)

Square Palette

Frost Silver square color palette has #C0B3BD (Gray (X11)), #C0BDB3 (Gray (X11)) and #B3C0B7 (Ash Gray). 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.

Rainbow color

Frost Silver Color Rainbow Palette

Our Frost Silver 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.


Tints, Tones & Shades of Frost Silver Color


  • Transparent C2C5CDC2C5CD
  • Transparent CACCD3CACCD3
  • Transparent D1D3D9D1D3D9
  • Transparent D9DBE0D9DBE0
  • Transparent E1E2E6E1E2E6
  • Transparent E8E9ECE8E9EC
  • Transparent F0F0F2F0F0F2
  • Transparent F7F8F9F7F8F9


  • Transparent A9ABB3A9ABB3
  • Transparent A4A6ADA4A6AD
  • Transparent 9FA0A69FA0A6
  • Transparent 9A9BA09A9BA0
  • Transparent 94969A94969A
  • Transparent 8F90938F9093
  • Transparent 8A8B8D8A8B8D
  • Transparent 858586858586


  • Transparent 8F929A8F929A
  • Transparent 7D7F867D7F86
  • Transparent 6B6D736B6D73
  • Transparent 5A5B605A5B60
  • Transparent 48494D48494D
  • Transparent 36373A36373A
  • Transparent 242426242426
  • Transparent 121213121213

Frost Silver Color Patterns

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    Frost Silver Gingham Checks

  • Transparent

    Frost Silver Vertical Stripes Pattern

  • Transparent

    Frost Silver Polka Dots Pattern

  • Transparent

    Frost Silver Honeycomb Pattern

  • Transparent

    Frost Silver Leaves Pattern

  • Transparent

    Frost Silver Houndstooth Pattern

  • Transparent

    Frost Silver Trellis Pattern

  • Transparent

    Frost Silver Plaid Pattern

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