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#4A494D Hex Code

Color Name: Quartz

What is hex #4A494D Color?

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The color name of hex code #4A494D is Quartz. The RGB values are (74, 73, 77) which means it is composed of 33% red, 33% green and 34% blue. The CMYK color codes, used in printers, are C:4 M:5 Y:0 K:70. In the HSV/HSB scale, #4A494D has a hue of 255°, 5% saturation and a brightness value of 30%.
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 #4A494D Color Codes

Color NameQuartz
RGB Values(74, 73, 77)
CMYK Values(4%, 5%, 0%, 70%)
HSV/HSB Values(255°, 5%, 30%)
Closest Web Safe#333366
Inverse Color#B5B6B2 [Philippine Silver]
Closest Pantone®7540 C
Closest RAL7024 [Graphite grey]
Complementary Color#4C4D49 [Quartz]
#4A494D Converted to Grayscale Codes
Simple Average#4B4B4B
Weighted Average (Most Common)#4A4A4A
Weighted Average (Luma)#4A4A4A
Weighted Average (Gamma Adjusted)#8D8D8D

Hex #4A494D Color Palettes

4A494D is almost gray. We don't think there is any need to display the color palettes.
Complementary color palette of 4A494D. Complementary color is 4C4D49

Complementary Palette

The complement of #4A494D is #4C4D49 which is called Quartz. Complementary colors are those found at the opposite ends of the color wheel. Thus, as per the RGB system, the best contrast to #4A494D color is offered by #4C4D49. 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 (4A494D, 4C494D and 494A4D)

Analogous Palette

The analogous colors of #4A494D are #4C494D and #494A4D, called Quartz and Outer Space, respectively. In the RGB color wheel, they are located to the right and left of #4A494D 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.

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Split Complementary color palette with (4A494D, 4D4C49 and 4A4D49)

Split-Complementary Palette

As per the RGB color wheel, the split-complementary colors of #4A494D are #4D4C49 (Quartz) and #4A4D49 (Outer Space). 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 (4A494D, 4D4A49 and 494D4A)

Triadic Palette

#4A494D triadic color palette has three colors each of which is separated by 120° in the RGB wheel. Thus, #4D4A49 (Quartz) and #494D4A (Outer Space) along with #4A494D, 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 (4A494D, 4D4A49, 4C4D49 and 494C4D)

Tetradic Palette

The tetradic palette of #4A494D has #4D4A49 (Quartz), #4C4D49 (Quartz) and #494C4D (Outer Space). 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.

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Square color palette with (4A494D, 4D494A, 4C4D49 and 494D4C)

Square Palette

The square color palette of #4A494D contains #4D494A (Quartz), #4C4D49 (Quartz) and #494D4C (Outer Space). 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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Hex #4A494D Rainbow Colors Palette

Our #4A494D 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.

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Tints, Tones & Shades of 4A494D Color


  • Transparent 6E6D716E6D71
  • Transparent 808082808082
  • Transparent 929294929294
  • Transparent A5A4A6A5A4A6
  • Transparent B7B6B8B7B6B8
  • Transparent C9C8CAC9C8CA
  • Transparent DBDBDBDBDBDB
  • Transparent EDEDEDEDEDED


  • Transparent 555457555457
  • Transparent 5A5A5C5A5A5C
  • Transparent 605F61605F61
  • Transparent 656567656567
  • Transparent 6A6A6C6A6A6C
  • Transparent 707071707071
  • Transparent 757576757576
  • Transparent 7B7B7B7B7B7B


  • Transparent 3B3A3E3B3A3E
  • Transparent 343336343336
  • Transparent 2C2C2E2C2C2E
  • Transparent 252527252527
  • Transparent 1E1D1F1E1D1F
  • Transparent 161617161617
  • Transparent 0F0F0F0F0F0F
  • Transparent 070708070708

#4A494D Color Patterns

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