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#A9ABAF Hex Code

Color Name: Metallic Silver

What is hex #A9ABAF Color?

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The color name of hex code #A9ABAF is Metallic Silver. The RGB values are (169, 171, 175) which means it is composed of 33% red, 33% green and 34% blue. The CMYK color codes, used in printers, are C:3 M:2 Y:0 K:31. In the HSV/HSB scale, #A9ABAF has a hue of 220°, 3% 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 #A9ABAF Color Codes

Color NameMetallic Silver
RGB Values(169, 171, 175)
CMYK Values(3%, 2%, 0%, 31%)
HSV/HSB Values(220°, 3%, 69%)
Closest Web Safe#999999
Inverse Color#565450 [Davy's Grey]
Closest Pantone®Cool Gray 6 C
Closest RAL7038 [Agate grey]
Complementary Color#AFADA9 [Silver Chalice]
#A9ABAF Converted to Grayscale Codes
Simple Average#ACACAC
Weighted Average (Most Common)#ABABAB
Weighted Average (Luma)#ABABAB
Weighted Average (Gamma Adjusted)#CFCFCF

Hex #A9ABAF Color Palettes

A9ABAF is almost gray. We don't think there is any need to display the color palettes.
Complementary color palette of A9ABAF. Complementary color is AFADA9

Complementary Palette

The complement of #A9ABAF is #AFADA9 which is called Silver Chalice. Complementary colors are those found at the opposite ends of the color wheel. Thus, as per the RGB system, the best contrast to #A9ABAF color is offered by #AFADA9. 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 (A9ABAF, AAA9AF and A9AEAF)

Analogous Palette

The analogous colors of #A9ABAF are #AAA9AF and #A9AEAF, called Silver (Metallic) and Silver Chalice, respectively. In the RGB color wheel, they are located to the right and left of #A9ABAF 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 (A9ABAF, AFAAA9 and AEAFA9)

Split-Complementary Palette

As per the RGB color wheel, the split-complementary colors of #A9ABAF are #AFAAA9 (Silver Chalice) and #AEAFA9 (Silver Chalice). 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 (A9ABAF, AFA9AB and ABAFA9)

Triadic Palette

#A9ABAF triadic color palette has three colors each of which is separated by 120° in the RGB wheel. Thus, #AFA9AB (Silver Chalice) and #ABAFA9 (Silver Chalice) along with #A9ABAF, 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 (A9ABAF, AFA9AB, AFADA9 and A9AFAD)

Tetradic Palette

The tetradic palette of #A9ABAF has #AFA9AB (Silver Chalice), #AFADA9 (Silver Chalice) and #A9AFAD (Silver Chalice). 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 (A9ABAF, AFA9AE, AFADA9 and A9AFAA)

Square Palette

The square color palette of #A9ABAF contains #AFA9AE (Silver Chalice), #AFADA9 (Silver Chalice) and #A9AFAA (Silver Chalice). 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 #A9ABAF Rainbow Colors Palette

Our #A9ABAF 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.


Tints, Tones & Shades of A9ABAF Color


  • Transparent BABCBFBABCBF
  • Transparent C3C4C7C3C4C7
  • Transparent CBCDCFCBCDCF
  • Transparent D4D5D7D4D5D7
  • Transparent DDDDDFDDDDDF
  • Transparent E5E6E7E5E6E7
  • Transparent EEEEEFEEEEEF
  • Transparent F6F7F7F6F7F7


  • Transparent A1A2A6A1A2A6
  • Transparent 9D9EA19D9EA1
  • Transparent 999A9C999A9C
  • Transparent 959698959698
  • Transparent 909193909193
  • Transparent 8C8D8E8C8D8E
  • Transparent 888989888989
  • Transparent 848485848485


  • Transparent 87898C87898C
  • Transparent 76787B76787B
  • Transparent 656769656769
  • Transparent 555658555658
  • Transparent 444446444446
  • Transparent 333335333335
  • Transparent 222223222223
  • Transparent 111112111112

#A9ABAF Color Patterns

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