#6A9987 Hex Code

Color Name: Oxley

What is hex #6A9987 Color?

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The color name of hex code #6A9987 is Oxley. The RGB values are (106, 153, 135) which means it is composed of 27% red, 39% green and 34% blue. The CMYK color codes, used in printers, are C:31 M:0 Y:12 K:40. In the HSV/HSB scale, #6A9987 has a hue of 157°, 31% saturation and a brightness value of 60%.
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.

Hex #6A9987 Color Codes

Color NameOxley
RGB Values(106, 153, 135)
CMYK Values(31%, 0%, 12%, 40%)
HSV/HSB Values(157°, 31%, 60%)
Closest Web Safe#669999
Inverse Color#956678 [Mauve Taupe]
Closest Pantone®556 C
Closest RAL7000 [Squirrel grey]
Complementary Color#996A7C [Bazaar]
#6A9987 Converted to Grayscale Codes
Simple Average#838383
Desaturated#828282
Weighted Average (Most Common)#898989
Weighted Average (Luma)#8E8E8E
Weighted Average (Gamma Adjusted)#BEBEBE

Hex #6A9987 Color Palettes

Complementary color palette of 6A9987. Complementary color is 996A7C

Complementary Palette

The complement of #6A9987 is #996A7C which is called Bazaar. Complementary colors are those found at the opposite ends of the color wheel. Thus, as per the RGB system, the best contrast to #6A9987 color is offered by #996A7C. 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.

Analogous color palette with (6A9987, 6A9499 and 6A9970)

Analogous Palette

The analogous colors of #6A9987 are #6A9499 and #6A9970, called Desaturated Cyan and Oxley, respectively. In the RGB color wheel, they are located to the right and left of #6A9987 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.

Split Complementary color palette with (6A9987, 996A94 and 99706A)

Split-Complementary Palette

As per the RGB color wheel, the split-complementary colors of #6A9987 are #996A94 (Mountbatten Pink) and #99706A (Copper Rose). 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.

Triadic color palette with (6A9987, 876A99 and 99876A)

Triadic Palette

#6A9987 triadic color palette has three colors each of which is separated by 120° in the RGB wheel. Thus, #876A99 (French Lilac) and #99876A (Beaver) along with #6A9987, 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.

Tetradic color palette with (6A9987, 876A99, 996A7C and 7C996A)

Tetradic Palette

The tetradic palette of #6A9987 has #876A99 (French Lilac), #996A7C (Bazaar) and #7C996A (Asparagus). 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.

Square color palette with (6A9987, 706A99, 996A7C and 94996A)

Square Palette

The square color palette of #6A9987 contains #706A99 (Dark Blue-Gray), #996A7C (Bazaar) and #94996A (Artichoke). 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.

Rainbow color

Hex #6A9987 Rainbow Colors Palette

Our #6A9987 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.

#6A9987 Color Patterns

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    Oxley Gingham Checks

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    Oxley Vertical Stripes Pattern

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    Oxley Polka Dots Pattern

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    Oxley Honeycomb Pattern

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    Oxley Leaves Pattern

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    Oxley Houndstooth Pattern

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    Oxley Trellis Pattern

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    Oxley Plaid Pattern

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.