Light Mink

HEX #B1A49F / RGB (177, 164, 159)

What is Light Mink Color?

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Light Mink has the hex code #B1A49F. The equivalent RGB values are (177, 164, 159), which means it is composed of 35% red, 33% green and 32% blue. The CMYK color codes, used in printers, are C:0 M:7 Y:10 K:31. In the HSV/HSB scale, Light Mink has a hue of 17°, 10% 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.

Light Mink is not part of the web colors list and, therefore, cannot be used by name in HTML and CSS code. The best way to apply the color to a web page is to put in the hex, RGB and/or HSL values. Please also note that the CMYK numbers mentioned on this page have been calculated from the hex code using well-known formulae and are only approximations.

Light Mink Color Codes

Hex Code#B1A49F
RGB Values(177, 164, 159)
CMYK Values(0%, 7%, 10%, 31%)
HSV/HSB Values(17°, 10%, 69%)
Closest Web Safe#999999
Inverse Color#4E5B60 [Feldgrau]
Closest Pantone®407 C
Closest RAL7032 [Pebble grey]
Complementary Color#9FACB1 [Metallic Silver]
Light Mink Converted to Grayscale Codes
Simple Average#A7A7A7
Weighted Average (Most Common)#A7A7A7
Weighted Average (Luma)#A6A6A6
Weighted Average (Gamma Adjusted)#CCCCCC

Light Mink Color Palettes

Complementary color palette of B1A49F. Complementary color is 9FACB1

Complementary Palette

The complement of Light Mink is Metallic Silver with the hex code #9FACB1. Complementary colors are those found at the opposite ends of the color wheel. Thus, as per the RGB system, the best contrast to #B1A49F color is offered by #9FACB1. 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 (B1A49F, B1AD9F and B19FA3)

Analogous Palette

The analogous colors of Light Mink (#B1A49F) are Dark Gray (X11) (#B1AD9F) and Lilac Luster (#B19FA3). In the RGB color wheel, these two analogous colors occur to the right and left of Light Mink with a 30° separation on either side. 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 (B1A49F, 9FB1AD and 9FA3B1)

Split-Complementary Palette

As per the RGB color wheel, the split-complementary colors of Light Mink (#B1A49F) are #9FB1AD (Metallic Silver) and #9FA3B1 (Metallic 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 (B1A49F, 9FB1A4 and A49FB1)

Triadic Palette

Light Mink triadic color palette has three colors each of which is separated by 120° in the RGB wheel. Thus, #9FB1A4 (Quick Silver) and #A49FB1 (Metallic Silver) along with #B1A49F 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 (B1A49F, 9FB1A4, 9FACB1 and B19FAC)

Tetradic Palette

The tetradic palette of Light Mink has four colors - #9FB1A4 (Quick Silver), #9FACB1 (Metallic Silver) and #B19FAC (Lilac Luster) in addition to the base color (#B1A49F). A tetradic color palette is complex and, in most cases, should not be used off-the-shelf. We suggest tweaking the colors slightly to achieve desired results.

Square color palette with (B1A49F, A3B19F, 9FACB1 and AD9FB1)

Square Palette

Light Mink square color palette has #A3B19F (Laurel Green), #9FACB1 (Metallic Silver) and #AD9FB1 (Pastel Purple). 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

Light Mink Color Rainbow Palette

Our Light Mink rainbow color palette is based on the RGB 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 Light Mink Color


  • Transparent C1B6B2#C1B6B2
  • Transparent C8BFBC#C8BFBC
  • Transparent D0C8C5#D0C8C5
  • Transparent D8D2CF#D8D2CF
  • Transparent E0DBD9#E0DBD9
  • Transparent E8E4E2#E8E4E2
  • Transparent EFEDEC#EFEDEC
  • Transparent F7F6F5#F7F6F5


  • Transparent A79D99#A79D99
  • Transparent A29996#A29996
  • Transparent 9D9693#9D9693
  • Transparent 999290#999290
  • Transparent 948E8C#948E8C
  • Transparent 8F8B89#8F8B89
  • Transparent 8A8786#8A8786
  • Transparent 858483#858483


  • Transparent 8E837F#8E837F
  • Transparent 7C736F#7C736F
  • Transparent 6A625F#6A625F
  • Transparent 595250#595250
  • Transparent 474240#474240
  • Transparent 353130#353130
  • Transparent 232120#232120
  • Transparent 121010#121010

Light Mink Color Patterns

  • Transparent

    Light Mink Gingham Checks

  • Transparent

    Light Mink Vertical Stripes Pattern

  • Transparent

    Light Mink Polka Dots Pattern

  • Transparent

    Light Mink Honeycomb Pattern

  • Transparent

    Light Mink Leaves Pattern

  • Transparent

    Light Mink Houndstooth Pattern

  • Transparent

    Light Mink Trellis Pattern

  • Transparent

    Light Mink Plaid Pattern