Mountain Blue

HEX #4E6CB4 / RGB (78, 108, 180)

Blue colored mountains

What is Mountain Blue Color?

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Mountain Blue has the hex code #4E6CB4. The equivalent RGB values are (78, 108, 180), which means it is composed of 21% red, 30% green and 49% blue. The CMYK color codes, used in printers, are C:57 M:40 Y:0 K:29. In the HSV/HSB scale, Mountain Blue has a hue of 222°, 57% saturation and a brightness value of 71%.
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.

Mountain blue is obtained from azurite, a mineral that has been used for thousands of years to produce blue coloured pigments. Actually, azurite can give a whole range of blue depending on how fine the mineral has been ground. Also mixing azurite with oil gives it a strong green hue while adding egg yolk to it produces a green-grey color.
Other names: Blue Verditer and Blue Bice

Mountain Blue Color Codes

Hex Code#4E6CB4
RGB Values(78, 108, 180)
CMYK Values(57%, 40%, 0%, 29%)
HSV/HSB Values(222°, 57%, 71%)
Closest Web Safe#6666CC
Inverse Color#B1934B [Bronze (Metallic)]
Closest Pantone®7683 C
Closest RAL5023 [Distant blue]
Complementary Color#B4964E [Bronze (Metallic)]
Mountain Blue Converted to Grayscale Codes
Simple Average#7A7A7A
Weighted Average (Most Common)#6B6B6B
Weighted Average (Luma)#6B6B6B
Weighted Average (Gamma Adjusted)#A7A7A7

Mountain Blue Color Palettes

Complementary color palette of 4E6CB4. Complementary color is B4964E

Complementary Palette

The complement of Mountain Blue is Bronze (Metallic) with the hex code #B4964E. Complementary colors are those found at the opposite ends of the color wheel. Thus, as per the RGB system, the best contrast to #4E6CB4 color is offered by #B4964E. 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 (4E6CB4, 634EB4 and 4E9FB4)

Analogous Palette

The analogous colors of Mountain Blue (#4E6CB4) are Plump Purple (#634EB4) and Verdigris (#4E9FB4). In the RGB color wheel, these two analogous colors occur to the right and left of Mountain 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.

Split Complementary color palette with (4E6CB4, B4634E and 9FB44E)

Split-Complementary Palette

As per the RGB color wheel, the split-complementary colors of Mountain Blue (#4E6CB4) are #B4634E (Giant's Club) and #9FB44E (Middle Green Yellow). 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 (4E6CB4, B44E6C and 6CB44E)

Triadic Palette

Mountain Blue triadic color palette has three colors each of which is separated by 120° in the RGB wheel. Thus, #B44E6C (Irresistible) and #6CB44E (Apple) along with #4E6CB4 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 (4E6CB4, B44E6C, B4964E and 4EB496)

Tetradic Palette

The tetradic palette of Mountain Blue has four colors - #B44E6C (Irresistible), #B4964E (Bronze (Metallic)) and #4EB496 (Ocean Green) in addition to the base color (#4E6CB4). 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 (4E6CB4, B44E9F, B4964E and 4EB463)

Square Palette

Mountain Blue square color palette has #B44E9F (Rose Quartz Pink), #B4964E (Bronze (Metallic)) and #4EB463 (Medium Sea 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.

Rainbow color

Mountain Blue Color Rainbow Palette

Our Mountain 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.

Tints, Tones & Shades of Mountain Blue Color


  • Transparent 7189C3#7189C3
  • Transparent 8398CB#8398CB
  • Transparent 95A7D2#95A7D2
  • Transparent A7B6DA#A7B6DA
  • Transparent B8C4E1#B8C4E1
  • Transparent CAD3E9#CAD3E9
  • Transparent DCE2F0#DCE2F0
  • Transparent EDF0F8#EDF0F8


  • Transparent 5870AA#5870AA
  • Transparent 5D72A4#5D72A4
  • Transparent 62749F#62749F
  • Transparent 67769A#67769A
  • Transparent 6C7895#6C7895
  • Transparent 717A90#717A90
  • Transparent 767C8A#767C8A
  • Transparent 7B7E85#7B7E85


  • Transparent 3E5690#3E5690
  • Transparent 374C7E#374C7E
  • Transparent 2F416C#2F416C
  • Transparent 27365A#27365A
  • Transparent 1F2B48#1F2B48
  • Transparent 172036#172036
  • Transparent 101624#101624
  • Transparent 080B12#080B12

Mountain Blue Color Patterns

  • Transparent

    Mountain Blue Gingham Checks

  • Transparent

    Mountain Blue Vertical Stripes Pattern

  • Transparent

    Mountain Blue Polka Dots Pattern

  • Transparent

    Mountain Blue Honeycomb Pattern

  • Transparent

    Mountain Blue Leaves Pattern

  • Transparent

    Mountain Blue Houndstooth Pattern

  • Transparent

    Mountain Blue Trellis Pattern

  • Transparent

    Mountain Blue Plaid Pattern

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