Matte Turquoise

HEX #5FBDB1 / RGB (95, 189, 177)

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What is Matte Turquoise Color?

Matte Turquoise (Hex code: 5FBDB1) Thumbnail

Matte Turquoise has the hex code #5FBDB1. The equivalent RGB values are (95, 189, 177), which means it is composed of 21% red, 41% green and 38% blue. The CMYK color codes, used in printers, are C:50 M:0 Y:6 K:26. In the HSV/HSB scale, Matte Turquoise has a hue of 172°, 50% saturation and a brightness value of 74%.
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.

Matte Turquoise color is not included in the web list and cannot be used by name in HTML and CSS code. However, matte turquoise can be applied to web pages with its hex code, RGB and/or HSL values. Please note that the CMYK numbers listed on this page have been derived from the hexadecimal code using known formulae and are only approximates.

Matte Turquoise Color Codes

Hex Code#5FBDB1
RGB Values(95, 189, 177)
CMYK Values(50%, 0%, 6%, 26%)
HSV/HSB Values(172°, 50%, 74%)
Closest Web Safe#66CC99
Inverse Color#A0424E [English Red]
Closest Pantone®7472 C
Closest RAL6027 [Light green]
Complementary Color#BD5F6B [Fuzzy Wuzzy]
Matte Turquoise Converted to Grayscale Codes
Simple Average#9A9A9A
Weighted Average (Most Common)#9F9F9F
Weighted Average (Luma)#A8A8A8
Weighted Average (Gamma Adjusted)#CDCDCD

Matte Turquoise Color Palettes

Complementary color palette of 5FBDB1. Complementary color is BD5F6B

Complementary Palette

The complement of Matte Turquoise is Fuzzy Wuzzy with the hex code #BD5F6B. Complementary colors are those found at the opposite ends of the color wheel. Thus, as per the RGB system, the best contrast to #5FBDB1 color is offered by #BD5F6B. 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 (5FBDB1, 5F9ABD and 5FBD82)

Analogous Palette

The analogous colors of Matte Turquoise (#5FBDB1) are Cerulean Frost (#5F9ABD) and Iguana Green (#5FBD82). In the RGB color wheel, these two analogous colors occur to the right and left of Matte Turquoise 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 (5FBDB1, BD5F9A and BD825F)

Split-Complementary Palette

As per the RGB color wheel, the split-complementary colors of Matte Turquoise (#5FBDB1) are #BD5F9A (Rose Quartz Pink) and #BD825F (Deer). 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 (5FBDB1, B15FBD and BDB15F)

Triadic Palette

Matte Turquoise triadic color palette has three colors each of which is separated by 120° in the RGB wheel. Thus, #B15FBD (Deep Fuchsia) and #BDB15F (Olive Green) along with #5FBDB1 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 (5FBDB1, B15FBD, BD5F6B and 6BBD5F)

Tetradic Palette

The tetradic palette of Matte Turquoise has four colors - #B15FBD (Deep Fuchsia), #BD5F6B (Fuzzy Wuzzy) and #6BBD5F (Mantis) in addition to the base color (#5FBDB1). 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 (5FBDB1, 825FBD, BD5F6B and 9ABD5F)

Square Palette

Matte Turquoise square color palette has #825FBD (Blue-Violet (Crayola)), #BD5F6B (Fuzzy Wuzzy) and #9ABD5F (Middle Green Yellow). 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

Matte Turquoise Color Rainbow Palette

Our Matte Turquoise 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 Matte Turquoise Color


  • Transparent 7FCAC1#7FCAC1
  • Transparent 8FD1C8#8FD1C8
  • Transparent 9FD7D0#9FD7D0
  • Transparent AFDED8#AFDED8
  • Transparent BFE5E0#BFE5E0
  • Transparent CFEBE8#CFEBE8
  • Transparent DFF2EF#DFF2EF
  • Transparent EFF8F7#EFF8F7


  • Transparent 66B1A7#66B1A7
  • Transparent 69ABA2#69ABA2
  • Transparent 6CA59D#6CA59D
  • Transparent 709F99#709F99
  • Transparent 739894#739894
  • Transparent 76928F#76928F
  • Transparent 798C8A#798C8A
  • Transparent 7D8685#7D8685


  • Transparent 4C978E#4C978E
  • Transparent 43847C#43847C
  • Transparent 39716A#39716A
  • Transparent 305F59#305F59
  • Transparent 264C47#264C47
  • Transparent 1D3935#1D3935
  • Transparent 132623#132623
  • Transparent 0A1312#0A1312

Matte Turquoise Color Patterns

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    Matte Turquoise Gingham Checks

  • Transparent

    Matte Turquoise Vertical Stripes Pattern

  • Transparent

    Matte Turquoise Polka Dots Pattern

  • Transparent

    Matte Turquoise Honeycomb Pattern

  • Transparent

    Matte Turquoise Leaves Pattern

  • Transparent

    Matte Turquoise Houndstooth Pattern

  • Transparent

    Matte Turquoise Trellis Pattern

  • Transparent

    Matte Turquoise Plaid Pattern

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