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Moonstone Blue Color

HEX #A0C1C1 / RGB (160, 193, 193)

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What is Moonstone Blue Color?

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Moonstone Blue has the hex code #A0C1C1. The equivalent RGB values are (160, 193, 193), which means it is composed of 29% red, 35% green and 35% blue. The CMYK color codes, used in printers, are C:17 M:0 Y:0 K:24. In the HSV/HSB scale, Moonstone Blue has a hue of 180°, 17% saturation and a brightness value of 76%.
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.

Moonstone Blue 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 its hex, RGB or HSL values. Please also note that the Moonstone Blue CMYK numbers mentioned on this page are only approximations and have been calculated from the hex code using well-known formulae.

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Moonstone Blue Color Codes

Hex Code#A0C1C1
RGB Values(160, 193, 193)
CMYK Values(17%, 0%, 0%, 24%)
HSV/HSB Values(180°, 17%, 76%)
Closest Web Safe#99CCCC
Inverse Color#5F3E3E [Liver Chestnut (Horses)]
Closest Pantone®7542 C
Closest RAL7038 [Agate grey]
Complementary Color#C1A0A0 [Tuscany]
Moonstone Blue Converted to Grayscale Codes
Simple Average#B6B6B6
Weighted Average (Most Common)#B7B7B7
Weighted Average (Luma)#BABABA
Weighted Average (Gamma Adjusted)#D7D7D7

Moonstone Blue Color Palettes

Complementary color palette of A0C1C1. Complementary color is C1A0A0

Complementary Palette

The complement of Moonstone Blue is Tuscany with the hex code #C1A0A0. Complementary colors are those found at the opposite ends of the color wheel. Thus, as per the RGB system, the best contrast to #A0C1C1 color is offered by #C1A0A0. 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.

A0C1C1 C1A0A0
Analogous color palette with (A0C1C1, A0B1C1 and A0C1B1)

Analogous Palette

The analogous colors of Moonstone Blue (#A0C1C1) are Cadet Blue (Crayola) (#A0B1C1) and Cambridge Blue (#A0C1B1). In the RGB color wheel, these two analogous colors occur to the right and left of Moonstone Blue 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.

A0C1C1 A0B1C1 A0C1B1
Split Complementary color palette with (A0C1C1, C1A0B1 and C1B1A0)

Split-Complementary Palette

As per the RGB color wheel, the split-complementary colors of Moonstone Blue (#A0C1C1) are #C1A0B1 (Pastel Purple) and #C1B1A0 (Silver Pink). 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.

A0C1C1 C1A0B1 C1B1A0
Triadic color palette with (A0C1C1, C1A0C1 and C1C1A0)

Triadic Palette

Moonstone Blue triadic color palette has three colors each of which is separated by 120° in the RGB wheel. Thus, #C1A0C1 (Lilac) and #C1C1A0 (Dark Vanilla) along with #A0C1C1 create a stunning and beautiful triadic palette with the maximum variation in hue and, therefore, offering the best possible contrast when taken together.

A0C1C1 C1A0C1 C1C1A0
Tetradic color palette with (A0C1C1, C1A0C1, C1A0A0 and A0C1A0)

Tetradic Palette

The tetradic palette of Moonstone Blue has four colors - #C1A0C1 (Lilac), #C1A0A0 (Tuscany) and #A0C1A0 (Laurel Green) in addition to the base color (#A0C1C1). 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.

A0C1C1 C1A0C1 C1A0A0 A0C1A0
Square color palette with (A0C1C1, B1A0C1, C1A0A0 and B1C1A0)

Square Palette

Moonstone Blue square color palette has #B1A0C1 (Pastel Purple), #C1A0A0 (Tuscany) and #B1C1A0 (Laurel Green). 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.

A0C1C1 B1A0C1 C1A0A0 B1C1A0
Rainbow color

Moonstone Blue Color Rainbow Palette

Our Moonstone Blue 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.

A0C1C1 A0A5C1 B8A0C1 C1A0AE C1AEA0 B8C1A0 A0C1A5

Tints, Tones & Shades of Moonstone Blue Color


  • Transparent B3CDCDB3CDCD
  • Transparent BDD4D4BDD4D4
  • Transparent C6DADAC6DADA
  • Transparent D0E0E0D0E0E0
  • Transparent D9E6E6D9E6E6
  • Transparent E3ECECE3ECEC
  • Transparent ECF3F3ECF3F3
  • Transparent F6F9F9F6F9F9


  • Transparent 9AB4B49AB4B4
  • Transparent 96AEAE96AEAE
  • Transparent 93A7A793A7A7
  • Transparent 90A1A190A1A1
  • Transparent 8D9A9A8D9A9A
  • Transparent 8A94948A9494
  • Transparent 868D8D868D8D
  • Transparent 838787838787


  • Transparent 809A9A809A9A
  • Transparent 708787708787
  • Transparent 607474607474
  • Transparent 506161506161
  • Transparent 404D4D404D4D
  • Transparent 303A3A303A3A
  • Transparent 202727202727
  • Transparent 101313101313

Moonstone Blue Color Patterns

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    Moonstone Blue Gingham Checks

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    Moonstone Blue Vertical Stripes Pattern

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    Moonstone Blue Polka Dots Pattern

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    Moonstone Blue Honeycomb Pattern

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    Moonstone Blue Leaves Pattern

  • Transparent

    Moonstone Blue Houndstooth Pattern

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    Moonstone Blue Trellis Pattern

  • Transparent

    Moonstone Blue Plaid Pattern

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