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Graphite CMYK Color

HEX #61616A / RGB (97, 97, 106)

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What is Graphite CMYK Color?

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Graphite CMYK is (10, 10, 0, 70); meaning it has 10 of both cyan and magenta, 0 of yellow and 70 of black. This translates to an approximate hex code #61616A and RGB values of (97, 97, 106). The CMYK system is the foundation of color printing technology that runs 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 graphite CMYK as it looks on the screen may not be reproduced exactly on printed paper not only because of the two different color models - hex and CMYK - but also because of the quality of the printer, the paper and the four inks.

NOTE: The graphite (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, graphite color displayed on the screen through its hex code, may look very different when printed (by the CMYK values).

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Graphite CMYK Color Codes

Hex Code#61616A
RGB Values(97, 97, 106)
CMYK Values(10%, 10%, 0%, 70%)
HSV/HSB Values(240°, 8%, 42%)
Closest Web Safe#666666
Inverse Color#9E9E95 [Spanish Gray]
Closest Pantone®Cool Gray 10 C
Closest RAL7031 [Blue grey]
Complementary Color#6A6A61 [Granite Gray]
Graphite CMYK Converted to Grayscale Codes
Simple Average#646464
Weighted Average (Most Common)#626262
Weighted Average (Luma)#626262
Weighted Average (Gamma Adjusted)#A1A1A1

Graphite CMYK Color Palettes

Complementary color palette of 61616A. Complementary color is 6A6A61

Complementary Palette

The complement of Graphite CMYK is Granite Gray with the hex code #6A6A61. Complementary colors are those found at the opposite ends of the color wheel. Thus, as per the RGB system, the best contrast to #61616A color is offered by #6A6A61. 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 (61616A, 66616A and 61666A)

Analogous Palette

The analogous colors of Graphite CMYK (#61616A) are Granite Gray (#66616A) and Granite Gray (#61666A). In the RGB color wheel, these two analogous colors occur to the right and left of Graphite 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 (61616A, 6A6661 and 666A61)

Split-Complementary Palette

As per the RGB color wheel, the split-complementary colors of Graphite CMYK (#61616A) are #6A6661 (Granite Gray) and #666A61 (Granite Gray). 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 (61616A, 6A6161 and 616A61)

Triadic Palette

Graphite CMYK triadic color palette has three colors each of which is separated by 120° in the RGB wheel. Thus, #6A6161 (Granite Gray) and #616A61 (Granite Gray) along with #61616A 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 (61616A, 6A6161, 6A6A61 and 616A6A)

Tetradic Palette

The tetradic palette of Graphite CMYK has four colors - #6A6161 (Granite Gray), #6A6A61 (Granite Gray) and #616A6A (Granite Gray) in addition to the base color (#61616A). 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 (61616A, 6A6166, 6A6A61 and 616A66)

Square Palette

Graphite CMYK square color palette has #6A6166 (Granite Gray), #6A6A61 (Granite Gray) and #616A66 (Granite 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.

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Rainbow color

Graphite CMYK Color Rainbow Palette

Our Graphite 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.

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Tints, Tones & Shades of Graphite CMYK Color


  • Transparent 818188818188
  • Transparent 909097909097
  • Transparent A0A0A6A0A0A6
  • Transparent B0B0B5B0B0B5
  • Transparent C0C0C3C0C0C3
  • Transparent D0D0D2D0D0D2
  • Transparent DFDFE1DFDFE1
  • Transparent EFEFF0EFEFF0


  • Transparent 67676E67676E
  • Transparent 6A6A716A6A71
  • Transparent 6D6D736D6D73
  • Transparent 717175717175
  • Transparent 747477747477
  • Transparent 777779777779
  • Transparent 7A7A7C7A7A7C
  • Transparent 7D7D7E7D7D7E


  • Transparent 4E4E554E4E55
  • Transparent 44444A44444A
  • Transparent 3A3A403A3A40
  • Transparent 313135313135
  • Transparent 27272A27272A
  • Transparent 1D1D201D1D20
  • Transparent 131315131315
  • Transparent 0A0A0B0A0A0B

Graphite CMYK Color Patterns

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    Graphite CMYK Gingham Checks

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    Graphite CMYK Vertical Stripes Pattern

  • Transparent

    Graphite CMYK Polka Dots Pattern

  • Transparent

    Graphite CMYK Honeycomb Pattern

  • Transparent

    Graphite CMYK Leaves Pattern

  • Transparent

    Graphite CMYK Houndstooth Pattern

  • Transparent

    Graphite CMYK Trellis Pattern

  • Transparent

    Graphite CMYK Plaid Pattern

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