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Gold Earth Color

HEX #A78C59 / RGB (167, 140, 89)

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What is Gold Earth Color?

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Gold Earth has the hex code #A78C59. The equivalent RGB values are (167, 140, 89), which means it is composed of 42% red, 35% green and 22% blue. The CMYK color codes, used in printers, are C:0 M:16 Y:47 K:35. In the HSV/HSB scale, Gold Earth has a hue of 39°, 47% saturation and a brightness value of 65%.
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.

Gold Earth 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 Gold Earth 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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Gold Earth Color Codes

Hex Code#A78C59
RGB Values(167, 140, 89)
CMYK Values(0%, 16%, 47%, 35%)
HSV/HSB Values(39°, 47%, 65%)
Closest Web Safe#999966
Inverse Color#5873A6 [Blue Yonder]
Closest Pantone®5835 C
Closest RAL1011 [Brown beige]
Complementary Color#5974A7 [Blue Yonder]
Gold Earth Converted to Grayscale Codes
Simple Average#848484
Weighted Average (Most Common)#8E8E8E
Weighted Average (Luma)#8E8E8E
Weighted Average (Gamma Adjusted)#BEBEBE

Gold Earth Color Palettes

Complementary color palette of A78C59. Complementary color is 5974A7

Complementary Palette

The complement of Gold Earth is Blue Yonder with the hex code #5974A7. Complementary colors are those found at the opposite ends of the color wheel. Thus, as per the RGB system, the best contrast to #A78C59 color is offered by #5974A7. 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 (A78C59, 9BA759 and A76559)

Analogous Palette

The analogous colors of Gold Earth (#A78C59) are Moss Green (#9BA759) and Redwood (#A76559). In the RGB color wheel, these two analogous colors occur to the right and left of Gold Earth 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 (A78C59, 599BA7 and 6559A7)

Split-Complementary Palette

As per the RGB color wheel, the split-complementary colors of Gold Earth (#A78C59) are #599BA7 (Cadet Blue) and #6559A7 (Liberty). 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 (A78C59, 59A78C and 8C59A7)

Triadic Palette

Gold Earth triadic color palette has three colors each of which is separated by 120° in the RGB wheel. Thus, #59A78C (Polished Pine) and #8C59A7 (Purpureus) along with #A78C59 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 (A78C59, 59A78C, 5974A7 and A75974)

Tetradic Palette

The tetradic palette of Gold Earth has four colors - #59A78C (Polished Pine), #5974A7 (Blue Yonder) and #A75974 (China Rose) in addition to the base color (#A78C59). 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 (A78C59, 59A765, 5974A7 and A7599B)

Square Palette

Gold Earth square color palette has #59A765 (Forest Green (Crayola)), #5974A7 (Blue Yonder) and #A7599B (Rose Quartz 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

Gold Earth Color Rainbow Palette

Our Gold Earth 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 Gold Earth Color


  • Transparent B9A37AB9A37A
  • Transparent C1AF8BC1AF8B
  • Transparent CABA9BCABA9B
  • Transparent D3C6ACD3C6AC
  • Transparent DCD1BDDCD1BD
  • Transparent E5DDCDE5DDCD
  • Transparent EDE8DEEDE8DE
  • Transparent F6F4EEF6F4EE


  • Transparent 9F8A619F8A61
  • Transparent 9B88659B8865
  • Transparent 978769978769
  • Transparent 94866D94866D
  • Transparent 908570908570
  • Transparent 8C84748C8474
  • Transparent 888278888278
  • Transparent 84817C84817C


  • Transparent 867047867047
  • Transparent 75623E75623E
  • Transparent 645435645435
  • Transparent 54462D54462D
  • Transparent 433824433824
  • Transparent 322A1B322A1B
  • Transparent 211C12211C12
  • Transparent 110E09110E09

Gold Earth Color Patterns

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    Gold Earth Gingham Checks

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    Gold Earth Polka Dots Pattern

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    Gold Earth Honeycomb Pattern

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    Gold Earth Leaves Pattern

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    Gold Earth Houndstooth Pattern

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    Gold Earth Trellis Pattern

  • Transparent

    Gold Earth Plaid Pattern

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