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#051C1B Hex Code

Color Name: Chinese Black

What is hex #051C1B Color?

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The color name of hex code #051C1B is Chinese Black. The RGB values are (5, 28, 27) which means it is composed of 8% red, 47% green and 45% blue. The CMYK color codes, used in printers, are C:82 M:0 Y:4 K:89. In the HSV/HSB scale, #051C1B has a hue of 177°, 82% saturation and a brightness value of 11%.
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.

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Hex #051C1B Color Codes

Color NameChinese Black
RGB Values(5, 28, 27)
CMYK Values(82%, 0%, 4%, 89%)
HSV/HSB Values(177°, 82%, 11%)
Closest Web Safe#003333
Inverse Color#FAE3E4 [Misty Rose]
Closest Pantone®Black 6 C
Closest RAL9005 [Jet black]
Complementary Color#1C0506 [Smoky Black]
#051C1B Converted to Grayscale Codes
Simple Average#141414
Weighted Average (Most Common)#151515
Weighted Average (Luma)#171717
Weighted Average (Gamma Adjusted)#525252

Hex #051C1B Color Palettes

051C1B is too dark to display its color palettes.
Complementary color palette of 051C1B. Complementary color is 1C0506

Complementary Palette

The complement of #051C1B is #1C0506 which is called Smoky Black. Complementary colors are those found at the opposite ends of the color wheel. Thus, as per the RGB system, the best contrast to #051C1B color is offered by #1C0506. 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.

051C1B 1C0506
Analogous color palette with (051C1B, 05121C and 051C10)

Analogous Palette

The analogous colors of #051C1B are #05121C and #051C10, called Rich Black (FOGRA29) and Chinese Black, respectively. In the RGB color wheel, they are located to the right and left of #051C1B with a 30° separation. An analogous color palette is extremely soothing to the eyes and works wonders if your main color is soft or pastel.

051C1B 05121C 051C10
Split Complementary color palette with (051C1B, 1C0512 and 1C1005)

Split-Complementary Palette

As per the RGB color wheel, the split-complementary colors of #051C1B are #1C0512 (Licorice) and #1C1005 (Licorice). 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 (051C1B, 1B051C and 1C1B05)

Triadic Palette

#051C1B triadic color palette has three colors each of which is separated by 120° in the RGB wheel. Thus, #1B051C (Licorice) and #1C1B05 (Black Chocolate) along with #051C1B, our main color, 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 (051C1B, 1B051C, 1C0506 and 061C05)

Tetradic Palette

The tetradic palette of #051C1B has #1B051C (Licorice), #1C0506 (Smoky Black) and #061C05 (Smoky Black). A tetradic color palette is complex and, in most cases, should not be used off-the-shelf. We suggest tweaking the colors a little bit to achieve desired results.

051C1B 1B051C 1C0506 061C05
Square color palette with (051C1B, 10051C, 1C0506 and 121C05)

Square Palette

The square color palette of #051C1B contains #10051C (Chinese Black), #1C0506 (Smoky Black) and #121C05 (Black Chocolate). 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.

051C1B 10051C 1C0506 121C05
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Hex #051C1B Rainbow Colors Palette

Our #051C1B rainbow color palette is based on the RGB color 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.

051C1B 05091C 14051C 1C0510 1C0E05 171C05 051C07

Tints, Tones & Shades of 051C1B Color


  • Transparent 374949374949
  • Transparent 50605F50605F
  • Transparent 697776697776
  • Transparent 828E8D828E8D
  • Transparent 9BA4A49BA4A4
  • Transparent B4BBBBB4BBBB
  • Transparent CDD2D1CDD2D1
  • Transparent E6E8E8E6E8E8


  • Transparent 1E302F1E302F
  • Transparent 2A3A392A3A39
  • Transparent 364443364443
  • Transparent 434E4E434E4E
  • Transparent 4F58584F5858
  • Transparent 5B62625B6262
  • Transparent 676C6C676C6C
  • Transparent 747676747676


  • Transparent 041616041616
  • Transparent 041413041413
  • Transparent 031110031110
  • Transparent 030E0E030E0E
  • Transparent 020B0B020B0B
  • Transparent 020808020808
  • Transparent 010605010605
  • Transparent 010303010303

#051C1B Color Patterns

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    #051C1B Houndstooth Pattern

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    #051C1B Trellis Pattern

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    #051C1B Plaid Pattern

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