Muted Turquoise Color

HEX #85C1BB / RGB (133, 193, 187)

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What is Muted Turquoise Color?

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Muted Turquoise has the hex code #85C1BB. The equivalent RGB values are (133, 193, 187), which means it is composed of 26% red, 38% green and 36% blue. The CMYK color codes, used in printers, are C:31 M:0 Y:3 K:24. In the HSV/HSB scale, Muted Turquoise has a hue of 174°, 31% 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.

Muted Turquoise color is not included in the web list and cannot be used by name in HTML and CSS code. However, muted 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.

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Muted Turquoise Color Codes

Hex Code#85C1BB
RGB Values(133, 193, 187)
CMYK Values(31%, 0%, 3%, 24%)
HSV/HSB Values(174°, 31%, 76%)
Closest Web Safe#99CCCC
Inverse Color#7A3E44 [American Brown]
Closest Pantone®564 C
Closest RAL6027 [Light green]
Complementary Color#C1858B [Old Rose]
Muted Turquoise Converted to Grayscale Codes
Simple Average#ABABAB
Weighted Average (Most Common)#AEAEAE
Weighted Average (Luma)#B4B4B4
Weighted Average (Gamma Adjusted)#D3D3D3

Muted Turquoise Color Palettes

Complementary color palette of 85C1BB. Complementary color is C1858B

Complementary Palette

The complement of Muted Turquoise is Old Rose with the hex code #C1858B. Complementary colors are those found at the opposite ends of the color wheel. Thus, as per the RGB system, the best contrast to #85C1BB color is offered by #C1858B. 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.

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Analogous color palette with (85C1BB, 85A9C1 and 85C19D)

Analogous Palette

The analogous colors of Muted Turquoise (#85C1BB) are Pewter Blue (#85A9C1) and Dark Sea Green (#85C19D). In the RGB color wheel, these two analogous colors occur to the right and left of Muted 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.

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Split Complementary color palette with (85C1BB, C185A9 and C19D85)

Split-Complementary Palette

As per the RGB color wheel, the split-complementary colors of Muted Turquoise (#85C1BB) are #C185A9 (Opera Mauve) and #C19D85 (Pale Taupe). 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.

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Triadic color palette with (85C1BB, BB85C1 and C1BB85)

Triadic Palette

Muted Turquoise triadic color palette has three colors each of which is separated by 120° in the RGB wheel. Thus, #BB85C1 (African Violet) and #C1BB85 (Sage) along with #85C1BB create a stunning and beautiful triadic palette with the maximum variation in hue and, therefore, offering the best possible contrast when taken together.

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Tetradic color palette with (85C1BB, BB85C1, C1858B and 8BC185)

Tetradic Palette

The tetradic palette of Muted Turquoise has four colors - #BB85C1 (African Violet), #C1858B (Old Rose) and #8BC185 (Dark Sea Green) in addition to the base color (#85C1BB). 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.

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Square color palette with (85C1BB, 9D85C1, C1858B and A9C185)

Square Palette

Muted Turquoise square color palette has #9D85C1 (Lavender Purple), #C1858B (Old Rose) and #A9C185 (Sage). 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.

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Rainbow color

Muted Turquoise Color Rainbow Palette

Our Muted 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.

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Tints, Tones & Shades of Muted Turquoise Color


  • Transparent 9DCDC99DCDC9
  • Transparent AAD4CFAAD4CF
  • Transparent B6DAD6B6DAD6
  • Transparent C2E0DDC2E0DD
  • Transparent CEE6E4CEE6E4
  • Transparent DAECEBDAECEB
  • Transparent E7F3F1E7F3F1
  • Transparent F3F9F8F3F9F8


  • Transparent 84B4AF84B4AF
  • Transparent 84AEA984AEA9
  • Transparent 83A7A383A7A3
  • Transparent 83A19E83A19E
  • Transparent 829A98829A98
  • Transparent 829492829492
  • Transparent 818D8C818D8C
  • Transparent 818786818786


  • Transparent 6A9A966A9A96
  • Transparent 5D87835D8783
  • Transparent 507470507470
  • Transparent 43615E43615E
  • Transparent 354D4B354D4B
  • Transparent 283A38283A38
  • Transparent 1B27251B2725
  • Transparent 0D13130D1313

Muted Turquoise Color Patterns

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  • Transparent

    Muted Turquoise Vertical Stripes Pattern

  • Transparent

    Muted Turquoise Polka Dots Pattern

  • Transparent

    Muted Turquoise Honeycomb Pattern

  • Transparent

    Muted Turquoise Leaves Pattern

  • Transparent

    Muted Turquoise Houndstooth Pattern

  • Transparent

    Muted Turquoise Trellis Pattern

  • Transparent

    Muted Turquoise Plaid Pattern

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