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Amethyst Color

Color Name: Amethyst
Hex Color Code: #9966CC
RGB Color Code: RGB(153, 102, 204)
CMYK Values *: 25.0%, 50.0%, 0.0%, 20.0%

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Amethyst is a shade of violet color. Its name is derived from the stone amethyst, a form of quartz.

What color is Amethyst?

Amethyst color belongs to the Violet color family (hue). The hexadecimal color code (color number) for Amethyst is #9966CC, and the RGB color code is RGB(153, 102, 204).

In the RGB color model, Amethyst has a red value of 153, a green value of 102, and a blue value of 204. The CMYK color model (also known as process color, used in color printing) comprises 25.0% cyan, 50.0% magenta, 0.0% yellow, and 20.0% key (black). The HSL color scale has a hue of 270° (degrees), 50.0 % saturation, and 60.0 % lightness. In the HSB/HSV color space, Amethyst has a hue of 270° (degrees), 50.0 % saturation and 80.0 % brightness/value.

Color Codes - Color Space Conversions

Amethyst color codes / color number / color space conversions - HEX, RGBA, CMYK, HSL, HSV/HSB, HYZ, CMY

RGBA - RGB(153, 102, 204)

Red 153 (60.0%)
Green 102 (40.0%)
Blue 204 (80.0%)
Alpha 1 (100.0%)


Hue 270°
Saturation 50.00 %.
Lightness 60.00 %.
LRV ~ 20.6 %
Munsell Color System 3.1P 5.1/12.7
XYZ X : 28.79
Y : 20.63
Z : 59.59
YXY Y1 : 20.63
X : 0.26
Y2 : 0.19
CMY C : 40.00%
M : 60.00%
Y : 20.00%


Cyan 25.00%
Magenta 50.00%
Yellow 0.00%
Key 20.00%


Hue 270°
Saturation 50.00 %.
Brightness / Value 80.00 %.
CIE-Lab L : 52.55
A : 40.32
B : -45.41
CIE-Lch L : 52.55
C : 60.73
H : 311.6
CIE-Luv L : 52.55
U : 16.98
V : -74.59
Hunter-Lab L : 45.43
A : 33.63
B : -45.98

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Color Combinations

Amethyst - #9966CC Color Schemes and Palettes

Monochromatic Color Palette

Monochromatic colors belong to the same hue angle but different tints and shades. Monochromatic color palette can be generated by keeping the exact hue of the base color and then changing the saturation and lightness.

Analogous Color Palette

Analogous colors are a group of colors adjacent to each other on a color wheel. Group of these adjacent colors forms Analogous color scheme Palette. Analogous Palette can be generated by increasing or decreasing the hue value by 30 points.

Here is the Triadic and Tetradic Color Scheme of Amethyst. The triadic color palette has three colors separated by 120° in the RGB color wheel and tetradic colour scheme composed of two sets of complementary colors in a rectangular shape on the color wheel.

Triadic Color Scheme Palette

Tetradic Color Scheme Palette

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