HEX #5A6F6A / RGB (90, 111, 106)

X-ray film

What is X-ray Color?

X-ray (Hex code: 5A6F6A) Thumbnail

X-ray has the hex code #5A6F6A. The equivalent RGB values are (90, 111, 106), which means it is composed of 29% red, 36% green and 35% blue. The CMYK color codes, used in printers, are C:19 M:0 Y:4 K:57. In the HSV/HSB scale, X-ray has a hue of 166°, 19% saturation and a brightness value of 44%.
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.

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

X-ray Color Codes

Hex Code#5A6F6A
RGB Values(90, 111, 106)
CMYK Values(19%, 0%, 4%, 57%)
HSV/HSB Values(166°, 19%, 44%)
Closest Web Safe#666666
Inverse Color#A59095 [Spanish Gray]
Closest Pantone®431 C
Closest RAL7031 [Blue grey]
Complementary Color#6F5A5F [Deep Taupe]
X-ray Converted to Grayscale Codes
Simple Average#666666
Weighted Average (Most Common)#686868
Weighted Average (Luma)#6A6A6A
Weighted Average (Gamma Adjusted)#A7A7A7

X-ray Color Palettes

Complementary color palette of 5A6F6A. Complementary color is 6F5A5F

Complementary Palette

The complement of X-ray is Deep Taupe with the hex code #6F5A5F. Complementary colors are those found at the opposite ends of the color wheel. Thus, as per the RGB system, the best contrast to #5A6F6A color is offered by #6F5A5F. 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 (5A6F6A, 5A6A6F and 5A6F60)

Analogous Palette

The analogous colors of X-ray (#5A6F6A) are Cadet (#5A6A6F) and Axolotl (#5A6F60). In the RGB color wheel, these two analogous colors occur to the right and left of X-ray 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 (5A6F6A, 6F5A6A and 6F605A)

Split-Complementary Palette

As per the RGB color wheel, the split-complementary colors of X-ray (#5A6F6A) are #6F5A6A (Granite Gray) and #6F605A (Deep 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.

Triadic color palette with (5A6F6A, 6A5A6F and 6F6A5A)

Triadic Palette

X-ray triadic color palette has three colors each of which is separated by 120° in the RGB wheel. Thus, #6A5A6F (Granite Gray) and #6F6A5A (Granite Gray) along with #5A6F6A 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 (5A6F6A, 6A5A6F, 6F5A5F and 5F6F5A)

Tetradic Palette

The tetradic palette of X-ray has four colors - #6A5A6F (Granite Gray), #6F5A5F (Deep Taupe) and #5F6F5A (Axolotl) in addition to the base color (#5A6F6A). 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 (5A6F6A, 605A6F, 6F5A5F and 6A6F5A)

Square Palette

X-ray square color palette has #605A6F (Black Coral), #6F5A5F (Deep Taupe) and #6A6F5A (Axolotl). 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

X-ray Color Rainbow Palette

Our X-ray 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 X-ray Color


  • Transparent 7B8C88#7B8C88
  • Transparent 8C9A97#8C9A97
  • Transparent 9CA9A6#9CA9A6
  • Transparent ADB7B5#ADB7B5
  • Transparent BDC5C3#BDC5C3
  • Transparent CED4D2#CED4D2
  • Transparent DEE2E1#DEE2E1
  • Transparent EFF1F0#EFF1F0


  • Transparent 62726E#62726E
  • Transparent 657471#657471
  • Transparent 697673#697673
  • Transparent 6D7875#6D7875
  • Transparent 717977#717977
  • Transparent 757B79#757B79
  • Transparent 787D7C#787D7C
  • Transparent 7C7E7E#7C7E7E


  • Transparent 485955#485955
  • Transparent 3F4E4A#3F4E4A
  • Transparent 364340#364340
  • Transparent 2D3835#2D3835
  • Transparent 242C2A#242C2A
  • Transparent 1B2120#1B2120
  • Transparent 121615#121615
  • Transparent 090B0B#090B0B

X-ray Color Patterns

  • Transparent

    X-ray Gingham Checks

  • Transparent

    X-ray Vertical Stripes Pattern

  • Transparent

    X-ray Polka Dots Pattern

  • Transparent

    X-ray Honeycomb Pattern

  • Transparent

    X-ray Leaves Pattern

  • Transparent

    X-ray Houndstooth Pattern

  • Transparent

    X-ray Trellis Pattern

  • Transparent

    X-ray Plaid Pattern

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