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Slate Black Color

HEX #2B2B2B / RGB (43, 43, 43)

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What is Slate Black Color?

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Slate Black has the hex code #2B2B2B. The equivalent RGB values are (43, 43, 43), 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:83. In the HSV/HSB scale, Slate Black has a hue of 359°, 0% saturation and a brightness value of 17%.
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.

Included in the RAL Design list with the number 000 20 00, Slate Black hex code is #2B2B2B with equivalent RGB (43, 43, 43). It is not a web color and cannot be applied to web pages by name. However, it can be used in HTML and CSS code by the hex, RGB or HSL values.
FYI, Slate Black's CMYK numbers and corresponding Pantone (PMS) color value mentioned on this page have been calculated from the hexadecimal code and are only approximations.

RAL is a popular color matching system used in several European countries including Germany, France, Italy and the UK. Please note that RAL Design catalogue is for interior colors and is different from the original RAL Classic list.

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Slate Black Color Codes

Hex Code#2B2B2B
RGB Values(43, 43, 43)
CMYK Values(0%, 0%, 0%, 83%)
HSV/HSB Values(359°, 0%, 17%)
Closest Web Safe#333333
Inverse Color#D4D4D4 [Light Gray]
Closest Pantone®Black C
Closest RAL9004 [Signal black]
Complementary Color#2B2B2B [Charleston Green]
Slate Black Converted to Grayscale Codes
Simple Average#2B2B2B
Weighted Average (Most Common)#2B2B2B
Weighted Average (Luma)#2B2B2B
Weighted Average (Gamma Adjusted)#6E6E6E

Slate Black Color Palettes

Slate Black is almost gray. We don't think there is any need to display the color palettes.
Complementary color palette of 2B2B2B. Complementary color is 2B2B2B

Complementary Palette

The complement of Slate Black is Charleston Green with the hex code #2B2B2B. Complementary colors are those found at the opposite ends of the color wheel. Thus, as per the RGB system, the best contrast to #2B2B2B color is offered by #2B2B2B. 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 (2B2B2B, 2B2B2B and 2B2B2B)

Analogous Palette

The analogous colors of Slate Black (#2B2B2B) are Charleston Green (#2B2B2B) and Charleston Green (#2B2B2B). In the RGB color wheel, these two analogous colors occur to the right and left of Slate Black 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 (2B2B2B, 2B2B2B and 2B2B2B)

Split-Complementary Palette

As per the RGB color wheel, the split-complementary colors of Slate Black (#2B2B2B) are #2B2B2B (Charleston Green) and #2B2B2B (Charleston Green). 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 (2B2B2B, 2B2B2B and 2B2B2B)

Triadic Palette

Slate Black triadic color palette has three colors each of which is separated by 120° in the RGB wheel. Thus, #2B2B2B (Charleston Green) and #2B2B2B (Charleston Green) along with #2B2B2B 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 (2B2B2B, 2B2B2B, 2B2B2B and 2B2B2B)

Tetradic Palette

The tetradic palette of Slate Black has four colors - #2B2B2B (Charleston Green), #2B2B2B (Charleston Green) and #2B2B2B (Charleston Green) in addition to the base color (#2B2B2B). 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 (2B2B2B, 2B2B2B, 2B2B2B and 2B2B2B)

Square Palette

Slate Black square color palette has #2B2B2B (Charleston Green), #2B2B2B (Charleston Green) and #2B2B2B (Charleston 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.

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Rainbow color

Slate Black Color Rainbow Palette

Our Slate Black 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 Slate Black Color


  • Transparent 555555555555
  • Transparent 6B6B6B6B6B6B
  • Transparent 808080808080
  • Transparent 959595959595
  • Transparent AAAAAAAAAAAA
  • Transparent BFBFBFBFBFBF
  • Transparent D5D5D5D5D5D5
  • Transparent EAEAEAEAEAEA


  • Transparent 3C3C3C3C3C3C
  • Transparent 454545454545
  • Transparent 4D4D4D4D4D4D
  • Transparent 565656565656
  • Transparent 5E5E5E5E5E5E
  • Transparent 676767676767
  • Transparent 6F6F6F6F6F6F
  • Transparent 787878787878


  • Transparent 222222222222
  • Transparent 1E1E1E1E1E1E
  • Transparent 1A1A1A1A1A1A
  • Transparent 161616161616
  • Transparent 111111111111
  • Transparent 0D0D0D0D0D0D
  • Transparent 090909090909
  • Transparent 040404040404

Slate Black Color Patterns

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    Slate Black Gingham Checks

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    Slate Black Vertical Stripes Pattern

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    Slate Black Polka Dots Pattern

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    Slate Black Honeycomb Pattern

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    Slate Black Leaves Pattern

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    Slate Black Houndstooth Pattern

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    Slate Black Trellis Pattern

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    Slate Black Plaid Pattern

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