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Quicksilver Color

HEX #A6A6A6 / RGB (166, 166, 166)

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What is Quicksilver Color?

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Quicksilver has the hex code #A6A6A6. The equivalent RGB values are (166, 166, 166), which means it is composed of 33% red, 33% green and 33% blue. The CMYK color codes, used in printers, are C:0 M:0 Y:0 K:35. In the HSV/HSB scale, Quicksilver has a hue of 359°, 0% saturation and a brightness value of 65%.
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.

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

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Quicksilver Color Codes

Hex Code#A6A6A6
RGB Values(166, 166, 166)
CMYK Values(0%, 0%, 0%, 35%)
HSV/HSB Values(359°, 0%, 65%)
Closest Web Safe#999999
Inverse Color#595959 [Davy's Grey]
Closest Pantone®Cool Gray 6 C
Closest RAL9006 [White aluminium]
Complementary Color#A6A6A6 [Quick Silver]
Quicksilver Converted to Grayscale Codes
Simple Average#A6A6A6
Weighted Average (Most Common)#A6A6A6
Weighted Average (Luma)#A6A6A6
Weighted Average (Gamma Adjusted)#CCCCCC

Quicksilver Color Palettes

Quicksilver is almost gray. We don't think there is any need to display the color palettes.
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Complementary Palette

The complement of Quicksilver is Quick Silver with the hex code #A6A6A6. Complementary colors are those found at the opposite ends of the color wheel. Thus, as per the RGB system, the best contrast to #A6A6A6 color is offered by #A6A6A6. 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 (A6A6A6, A6A6A6 and A6A6A6)

Analogous Palette

The analogous colors of Quicksilver (#A6A6A6) are Quick Silver (#A6A6A6) and Quick Silver (#A6A6A6). In the RGB color wheel, these two analogous colors occur to the right and left of Quicksilver 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 (A6A6A6, A6A6A6 and A6A6A6)

Split-Complementary Palette

As per the RGB color wheel, the split-complementary colors of Quicksilver (#A6A6A6) are #A6A6A6 (Quick Silver) and #A6A6A6 (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 (A6A6A6, A6A6A6 and A6A6A6)

Triadic Palette

Quicksilver triadic color palette has three colors each of which is separated by 120° in the RGB wheel. Thus, #A6A6A6 (Quick Silver) and #A6A6A6 (Quick Silver) along with #A6A6A6 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 (A6A6A6, A6A6A6, A6A6A6 and A6A6A6)

Tetradic Palette

The tetradic palette of Quicksilver has four colors - #A6A6A6 (Quick Silver), #A6A6A6 (Quick Silver) and #A6A6A6 (Quick Silver) in addition to the base color (#A6A6A6). 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 (A6A6A6, A6A6A6, A6A6A6 and A6A6A6)

Square Palette

Quicksilver square color palette has #A6A6A6 (Quick Silver), #A6A6A6 (Quick Silver) and #A6A6A6 (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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Quicksilver Color Rainbow Palette

Our Quicksilver 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 Quicksilver Color


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  • Transparent C1C1C1C1C1C1
  • Transparent CACACACACACA
  • Transparent D3D3D3D3D3D3
  • Transparent DBDBDBDBDBDB
  • Transparent E4E4E4E4E4E4
  • Transparent EDEDEDEDEDED
  • Transparent F6F6F6F6F6F6


  • Transparent 9E9E9E9E9E9E
  • Transparent 9B9B9B9B9B9B
  • Transparent 979797979797
  • Transparent 939393939393
  • Transparent 8F8F8F8F8F8F
  • Transparent 8B8B8B8B8B8B
  • Transparent 888888888888
  • Transparent 848484848484


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  • Transparent 646464646464
  • Transparent 535353535353
  • Transparent 424242424242
  • Transparent 323232323232
  • Transparent 212121212121
  • Transparent 111111111111

Quicksilver Color Patterns

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    Quicksilver Vertical Stripes Pattern

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    Quicksilver Polka Dots Pattern

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    Quicksilver Honeycomb Pattern

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    Quicksilver Leaves Pattern

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    Quicksilver Houndstooth Pattern

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    Quicksilver Trellis Pattern

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    Quicksilver Plaid Pattern

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