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#9FB179 Hex Code

Color Name: Olivine

What is hex #9FB179 Color?

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The color name of hex code #9FB179 is Olivine. The RGB values are (159, 177, 121) which means it is composed of 35% red, 39% green and 26% blue. The CMYK color codes, used in printers, are C:10 M:0 Y:32 K:31. In the HSV/HSB scale, #9FB179 has a hue of 79°, 32% saturation and a brightness value of 69%.
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 #9FB179 Color Codes

Color NameOlivine
RGB Values(159, 177, 121)
CMYK Values(10%, 0%, 32%, 31%)
HSV/HSB Values(79°, 32%, 69%)
Closest Web Safe#999966
Inverse Color#604E86 [Cyber Grape]
Closest Pantone®5783 C
Closest RAL6021 [Pale green]
Complementary Color#8B79B1 [Purple Mountain Majesty]
#9FB179 Converted to Grayscale Codes
Simple Average#989898
Weighted Average (Most Common)#A5A5A5
Weighted Average (Luma)#A9A9A9
Weighted Average (Gamma Adjusted)#CECECE

Hex #9FB179 Color Palettes

Complementary color palette of 9FB179. Complementary color is 8B79B1

Complementary Palette

The complement of #9FB179 is #8B79B1 which is called Purple Mountain Majesty. Complementary colors are those found at the opposite ends of the color wheel. Thus, as per the RGB system, the best contrast to #9FB179 color is offered by #8B79B1. 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 (9FB179, 83B179 and B1A779)

Analogous Palette

The analogous colors of #9FB179 are #83B179 and #B1A779, called Asparagus and Misty Moss, respectively. In the RGB color wheel, they are located to the right and left of #9FB179 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 (9FB179, 7983B1 and A779B1)

Split-Complementary Palette

As per the RGB color wheel, the split-complementary colors of #9FB179 are #7983B1 (Shadow Blue) and #A779B1 (Purple Mountain Majesty). 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 (9FB179, 799FB1 and B1799F)

Triadic Palette

#9FB179 triadic color palette has three colors each of which is separated by 120° in the RGB wheel. Thus, #799FB1 (Weldon Blue) and #B1799F (English Lavender) along with #9FB179, 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 (9FB179, 799FB1, 8B79B1 and B18B79)

Tetradic Palette

The tetradic palette of #9FB179 has #799FB1 (Weldon Blue), #8B79B1 (Purple Mountain Majesty) and #B18B79 (Light Taupe). 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 (9FB179, 79B1A7, 8B79B1 and B17983)

Square Palette

The square color palette of #9FB179 contains #79B1A7 (Green Sheen), #8B79B1 (Purple Mountain Majesty) and #B17983 (Turkish Rose). 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 #9FB179 Rainbow Colors Palette

Our #9FB179 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 9FB179 Color


  • Transparent B2C194B2C194
  • Transparent BCC8A1BCC8A1
  • Transparent C5D0AFC5D0AF
  • Transparent CFD8BCCFD8BC
  • Transparent D9E0C9D9E0C9
  • Transparent E2E8D7E2E8D7
  • Transparent ECEFE4ECEFE4
  • Transparent F5F7F2F5F7F2


  • Transparent 99A77A99A77A
  • Transparent 96A27B96A27B
  • Transparent 939D7C939D7C
  • Transparent 90997D90997D
  • Transparent 8C947D8C947D
  • Transparent 898F7E898F7E
  • Transparent 868A7F868A7F
  • Transparent 83857F83857F


  • Transparent 7F8E617F8E61
  • Transparent 6F7C556F7C55
  • Transparent 5F6A495F6A49
  • Transparent 50593D50593D
  • Transparent 404730404730
  • Transparent 303524303524
  • Transparent 202318202318
  • Transparent 10120C10120C

#9FB179 Color Patterns

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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.