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Opal Gray Color

HEX #A49E9E / RGB (164, 158, 158)

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What is Opal Gray Color?

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Opal Gray comes from the Pantone Textile Cotton eXtended list and has the PMS number 16-3801 TCX. It is not included in the web colors list and, therefore, cannot be used in HTML and CSS code by name. Opal Gray color hex code is #A49E9E with RGB equivalent (164, 158, 158). It can be applied to web pages with its hex, RGB or HSL values.
The CMYK values of this color are not available on the Pantone web site and the ones listed on this page have been calculated from the hexadecimal code.

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Opal Gray Color Codes

Hex Code#A49E9E
RGB Values(164, 158, 158)
CMYK Values(0%, 4%, 4%, 36%)
HSV/HSB Values(0°, 4%, 64%)
Closest Web Safe#999999
Inverse Color#5B6161 [Granite Gray]
Pantone®16-3801 TCX
Closest RAL9006 [White aluminium]
Complementary Color#9EA4A4 [Quick Silver]
Opal Gray Converted to Grayscale Codes
Simple Average#A0A0A0
Weighted Average (Most Common)#A0A0A0
Weighted Average (Luma)#9F9F9F
Weighted Average (Gamma Adjusted)#C8C8C8

Opal Gray Color Palettes

Opal Gray is almost gray. We don't think there is any need to display the color palettes.
Complementary color palette of A49E9E. Complementary color is 9EA4A4

Complementary Palette

The complement of Opal Gray is Quick Silver with the hex code #9EA4A4. Complementary colors are those found at the opposite ends of the color wheel. Thus, as per the RGB system, the best contrast to #A49E9E color is offered by #9EA4A4. 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 (A49E9E, A4A19E and A49EA1)

Analogous Palette

The analogous colors of Opal Gray (#A49E9E) are Quick Silver (#A4A19E) and Quick Silver (#A49EA1). In the RGB color wheel, these two analogous colors occur to the right and left of Opal Gray 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 (A49E9E, 9EA4A1 and 9EA1A4)

Split-Complementary Palette

As per the RGB color wheel, the split-complementary colors of Opal Gray (#A49E9E) are #9EA4A1 (Quick Silver) and #9EA1A4 (Quick 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.

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Triadic color palette with (A49E9E, 9EA49E and 9E9EA4)

Triadic Palette

Opal Gray triadic color palette has three colors each of which is separated by 120° in the RGB wheel. Thus, #9EA49E (Quick Silver) and #9E9EA4 (Manatee) along with #A49E9E 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 (A49E9E, 9EA49E, 9EA4A4 and A49EA4)

Tetradic Palette

The tetradic palette of Opal Gray has four colors - #9EA49E (Quick Silver), #9EA4A4 (Quick Silver) and #A49EA4 (Quick Silver) in addition to the base color (#A49E9E). 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 (A49E9E, A1A49E, 9EA4A4 and A19EA4)

Square Palette

Opal Gray square color palette has #A1A49E (Quick Silver), #9EA4A4 (Quick Silver) and #A19EA4 (Quick Silver). 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

Opal Gray Color Rainbow Palette

Our Opal Gray 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 Opal Gray Color


  • Transparent B6B1B1B6B1B1
  • Transparent BFBBBBBFBBBB
  • Transparent C8C5C5C8C5C5
  • Transparent D2CFCFD2CFCF
  • Transparent DBD8D8DBD8D8
  • Transparent E4E2E2E4E2E2
  • Transparent EDECECEDECEC
  • Transparent F6F5F5F6F5F5


  • Transparent 9D98989D9898
  • Transparent 999595999595
  • Transparent 969292969292
  • Transparent 928F8F928F8F
  • Transparent 8E8C8C8E8C8C
  • Transparent 8B89898B8989
  • Transparent 878686878686
  • Transparent 848383848383


  • Transparent 837E7E837E7E
  • Transparent 736F6F736F6F
  • Transparent 625F5F625F5F
  • Transparent 524F4F524F4F
  • Transparent 423F3F423F3F
  • Transparent 312F2F312F2F
  • Transparent 212020212020
  • Transparent 101010101010

Opal Gray Color Patterns

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    Opal Gray Gingham Checks

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    Opal Gray Vertical Stripes Pattern

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    Opal Gray Polka Dots Pattern

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    Opal Gray Honeycomb Pattern

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    Opal Gray Leaves Pattern

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    Opal Gray Houndstooth Pattern

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    Opal Gray Trellis Pattern

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    Opal Gray Plaid Pattern

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