#C9CACC Hex Code

Color Name: Chinese Silver

What is hex #C9CACC Color?

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The color name of hex code #C9CACC is Chinese Silver. The RGB values are (201, 202, 204) which means it is composed of 33% red, 33% green and 34% blue. The CMYK color codes, used in printers, are C:2 M:1 Y:0 K:20. In the HSV/HSB scale, #C9CACC has a hue of 220°, 1% saturation and a brightness value of 80%.
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 #C9CACC Color Codes

Color NameChinese Silver
RGB Values(201, 202, 204)
CMYK Values(2%, 1%, 0%, 20%)
HSV/HSB Values(220°, 1%, 80%)
Closest Web Safe#CCCCCC
Inverse Color#363533 [Jet]
Closest Pantone®Cool Gray 3 C
Closest RAL7047 [Telegrey 4]
Complementary Color#CCCBC9 [Chinese Silver]
#C9CACC Converted to Grayscale Codes
Simple Average#CACACA
Weighted Average (Most Common)#CACACA
Weighted Average (Luma)#CACACA
Weighted Average (Gamma Adjusted)#DFDFDF

Hex #C9CACC Color Palettes

C9CACC is almost gray. We don't think there is any need to display the color palettes.
Complementary color palette of C9CACC. Complementary color is CCCBC9

Complementary Palette

The complement of #C9CACC is #CCCBC9 which is called Chinese Silver. Complementary colors are those found at the opposite ends of the color wheel. Thus, as per the RGB system, the best contrast to #C9CACC color is offered by #CCCBC9. 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 (C9CACC, CAC9CC and C9CCCC)

Analogous Palette

The analogous colors of #C9CACC are #CAC9CC and #C9CCCC, called Chinese Silver and Chinese Silver, respectively. In the RGB color wheel, they are located to the right and left of #C9CACC 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 (C9CACC, CCCAC9 and CCCCC9)

Split-Complementary Palette

As per the RGB color wheel, the split-complementary colors of #C9CACC are #CCCAC9 (Chinese Silver) and #CCCCC9 (Chinese Silver). 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 (C9CACC, CCC9CA and CACCC9)

Triadic Palette

#C9CACC triadic color palette has three colors each of which is separated by 120° in the RGB wheel. Thus, #CCC9CA (Chinese Silver) and #CACCC9 (Chinese Silver) along with #C9CACC, 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 (C9CACC, CCC9CA, CCCBC9 and C9CCCB)

Tetradic Palette

The tetradic palette of #C9CACC has #CCC9CA (Chinese Silver), #CCCBC9 (Chinese Silver) and #C9CCCB (Chinese Silver). 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 (C9CACC, CCC9CC, CCCBC9 and C9CCCA)

Square Palette

The square color palette of #C9CACC contains #CCC9CC (Chinese Silver), #CCCBC9 (Chinese Silver) and #C9CCCA (Chinese Silver). 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 #C9CACC Rainbow Colors Palette

Our #C9CACC 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.

Shades of Chinese Silver Color


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#C9CACC Color Patterns

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    Chinese Silver Gingham Checks

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    Chinese Silver Vertical Stripes Pattern

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    Chinese Silver Polka Dots Pattern

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    Chinese Silver Honeycomb Pattern

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    Chinese Silver Leaves Pattern

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    Chinese Silver Houndstooth Pattern

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    Chinese Silver Trellis Pattern

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    Chinese Silver 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.