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#B3131A Hex Code

Color Name: Carnelian

What is hex #B3131A Color?

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The color name of hex code #B3131A is Carnelian. The RGB values are (179, 19, 26) which means it is composed of 80% red, 8% green and 12% blue. The CMYK color codes, used in printers, are C:0 M:89 Y:86 K:30. In the HSV/HSB scale, #B3131A has a hue of 357°, 89% saturation and a brightness value of 70%.
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 #B3131A Color Codes

Color NameCarnelian
RGB Values(179, 19, 26)
CMYK Values(0%, 89%, 86%, 30%)
HSV/HSB Values(357°, 89%, 70%)
Closest Web Safe#CC0033
Inverse Color#4CECE5 [Turquoise]
Closest Pantone®3546 C
Closest RAL3020 [Traffic red]
Complementary Color#13B3AC [Light Sea Green]
#B3131A Converted to Grayscale Codes
Simple Average#4B4B4B
Weighted Average (Most Common)#444444
Weighted Average (Luma)#363636
Weighted Average (Gamma Adjusted)#7A7A7A

Hex #B3131A Color Palettes

Complementary color palette of B3131A. Complementary color is 13B3AC

Complementary Palette

The complement of #B3131A is #13B3AC which is called Light Sea Green. Complementary colors are those found at the opposite ends of the color wheel. Thus, as per the RGB system, the best contrast to #B3131A color is offered by #13B3AC. 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.

B3131A 13B3AC
Analogous color palette with (B3131A, B35C13 and B3136A)

Analogous Palette

The analogous colors of #B3131A are #B35C13 and #B3136A, called Light Brown and Jazzberry Jam, respectively. In the RGB color wheel, they are located to the right and left of #B3131A 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.

B3131A B35C13 B3136A
Split Complementary color palette with (B3131A, 13B35C and 136AB3)

Split-Complementary Palette

As per the RGB color wheel, the split-complementary colors of #B3131A are #13B35C (GO Green) and #136AB3 (Green-Blue). 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.

B3131A 13B35C 136AB3
Triadic color palette with (B3131A, 1AB313 and 131AB3)

Triadic Palette

#B3131A triadic color palette has three colors each of which is separated by 120° in the RGB wheel. Thus, #1AB313 (Yellow-Green (Color Wheel)) and #131AB3 (Blue (Pantone)) along with #B3131A, 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.

B3131A 1AB313 131AB3
Tetradic color palette with (B3131A, 1AB313, 13B3AC and AC13B3)

Tetradic Palette

The tetradic palette of #B3131A has #1AB313 (Yellow-Green (Color Wheel)), #13B3AC (Light Sea Green) and #AC13B3 (Heliotrope Magenta). 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.

B3131A 1AB313 13B3AC AC13B3
Square color palette with (B3131A, 6AB313, 13B3AC and 5C13B3)

Square Palette

The square color palette of #B3131A contains #6AB313 (Kelly Green), #13B3AC (Light Sea Green) and #5C13B3 (Grape). 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.

B3131A 6AB313 13B3AC 5C13B3
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Hex #B3131A Rainbow Colors Palette

Our #B3131A 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.

B3131B B39413 49B313 13B366 1376B3 3913B3 B313A4

Tints, Tones & Shades of B3131A Color


  • Transparent C24248C24248
  • Transparent CA5A5FCA5A5F
  • Transparent D17176D17176
  • Transparent D9898DD9898D
  • Transparent E1A1A3E1A1A3
  • Transparent E8B8BAE8B8BA
  • Transparent F0D0D1F0D0D1
  • Transparent F7E7E8F7E7E8


  • Transparent A9292EA9292E
  • Transparent A43439A43439
  • Transparent 9F3F439F3F43
  • Transparent 9A4A4D9A4A4D
  • Transparent 945457945457
  • Transparent 8F5F618F5F61
  • Transparent 8A6A6C8A6A6C
  • Transparent 857576857576


  • Transparent 8F0F158F0F15
  • Transparent 7D0D127D0D12
  • Transparent 6B0B106B0B10
  • Transparent 5A0A0D5A0A0D
  • Transparent 48080A48080A
  • Transparent 360608360608
  • Transparent 240405240405
  • Transparent 120203120203

#B3131A Color Patterns

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    #B3131A Houndstooth Pattern

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    #B3131A Trellis Pattern

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    #B3131A 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.