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#6D8688 Hex Code

Color Name: Slate Gray

What is hex #6D8688 Color?

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The color name of hex code #6D8688 is Slate Gray. The RGB values are (109, 134, 136) which means it is composed of 29% red, 35% green and 36% blue. The CMYK color codes, used in printers, are C:20 M:1 Y:0 K:47. In the HSV/HSB scale, #6D8688 has a hue of 184°, 20% saturation and a brightness value of 53%.
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 #6D8688 Color Codes

Color NameSlate Gray
RGB Values(109, 134, 136)
CMYK Values(20%, 1%, 0%, 47%)
HSV/HSB Values(184°, 20%, 53%)
Closest Web Safe#669999
Inverse Color#927977 [Bazaar]
Closest Pantone®7544 C
Closest RAL7000 [Squirrel grey]
Complementary Color#886F6D [Mauve Taupe]
#6D8688 Converted to Grayscale Codes
Simple Average#7E7E7E
Weighted Average (Most Common)#7F7F7F
Weighted Average (Luma)#818181
Weighted Average (Gamma Adjusted)#B6B6B6

Hex #6D8688 Color Palettes

Complementary color palette of 6D8688. Complementary color is 886F6D

Complementary Palette

The complement of #6D8688 is #886F6D which is called Mauve Taupe. Complementary colors are those found at the opposite ends of the color wheel. Thus, as per the RGB system, the best contrast to #6D8688 color is offered by #886F6D. 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 (6D8688, 6D7988 and 6D887D)

Analogous Palette

The analogous colors of #6D8688 are #6D7988 and #6D887D, called AuroMetalSaurus and Xanadu, respectively. In the RGB color wheel, they are located to the right and left of #6D8688 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 (6D8688, 886D79 and 887D6D)

Split-Complementary Palette

As per the RGB color wheel, the split-complementary colors of #6D8688 are #886D79 (Old Lavender) and #887D6D (Shadow). 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 (6D8688, 886D86 and 86886D)

Triadic Palette

#6D8688 triadic color palette has three colors each of which is separated by 120° in the RGB wheel. Thus, #886D86 (Chinese Violet) and #86886D (Camouflage Green) along with #6D8688, 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 (6D8688, 886D86, 886F6D and 6D886F)

Tetradic Palette

The tetradic palette of #6D8688 has #886D86 (Chinese Violet), #886F6D (Mauve Taupe) and #6D886F (Smoke). 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 (6D8688, 7D6D88, 886F6D and 79886D)

Square Palette

The square color palette of #6D8688 contains #7D6D88 (Chinese Violet), #886F6D (Mauve Taupe) and #79886D (Camouflage Green). 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 #6D8688 Rainbow Colors Palette

Our #6D8688 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 6D8688 Color


  • Transparent 8A9EA08A9EA0
  • Transparent 99AAAC99AAAC
  • Transparent A7B6B8A7B6B8
  • Transparent B6C3C4B6C3C4
  • Transparent C5CFCFC5CFCF
  • Transparent D3DBDBD3DBDB
  • Transparent E2E7E7E2E7E7
  • Transparent F0F3F3F0F3F3


  • Transparent 718586718586
  • Transparent 738486738486
  • Transparent 758485758485
  • Transparent 778384778384
  • Transparent 788283788283
  • Transparent 7A82827A8282
  • Transparent 7C81827C8182
  • Transparent 7E81817E8181


  • Transparent 576B6D576B6D
  • Transparent 4C5E5F4C5E5F
  • Transparent 415052415052
  • Transparent 374344374344
  • Transparent 2C36362C3636
  • Transparent 212829212829
  • Transparent 161B1B161B1B
  • Transparent 0B0D0E0B0D0E

#6D8688 Color Patterns

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    #6D8688 Houndstooth Pattern

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    #6D8688 Trellis Pattern

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    #6D8688 Plaid Pattern

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Color names have been derived from known and trusted lists OR have been formulated by us. They are close approximations and may not translate to exact names. Also, color is perceived and named differently in cultures and communities around the world. As per studies, only a handful of colors are interpretted and named in the same way across the globe.