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Carnelian Color

Color Name: Carnelian
Hex Color Code: #B31B1B
RGB Color Code: RGB(179, 27, 27)
CMYK Values *: 0.0%, 84.9%, 84.9%, 29.8%

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Carnelian is a color named after the carnelian, a brownish-red mineral commonly used as a gemstone.

What color is Carnelian?

Carnelian color belongs to the Red color family (hue). The hexadecimal color code (color number) for Carnelian is #B31B1B, and the RGB color code is RGB(179, 27, 27).

In the RGB color model, Carnelian has a red value of 179, a green value of 27, and a blue value of 27. The CMYK color model (also known as process color, used in color printing) comprises 0.0% cyan, 84.9% magenta, 84.9% yellow, and 29.8% key (black). The HSL color scale has a hue of 0° (degrees), 73.8 % saturation, and 40.4 % lightness. In the HSB/HSV color space, Carnelian has a hue of 0° (degrees), 84.9 % saturation and 70.2 % brightness/value.

Color Codes - Color Space Conversions

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

RGBA - RGB(179, 27, 27)

Red 179 (70.2%)
Green 27 (10.6%)
Blue 27 (10.6%)
Alpha 1 (100.0%)


Saturation 73.79 %.
Lightness 40.39 %.
LRV ~ 10.4 %
Munsell Color System 7.9R 3.7/13.9
XYZ X : 19.18
Y : 10.45
Z : 2.04
YXY Y1 : 10.45
X : 0.61
Y2 : 0.33
CMY C : 29.80%
M : 89.41%
Y : 89.41%


Cyan 0.00%
Magenta 84.92%
Yellow 84.92%
Key 29.80%


Saturation 84.92 %.
Brightness / Value 70.20 %.
CIE-Lab L : 38.63
A : 57.79
B : 41.05
CIE-Lch L : 38.63
C : 70.89
H : 35.39
CIE-Luv L : 38.63
U : 112.34
V : 24.23
Hunter-Lab L : 32.32
A : 49.36
B : 18.88

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Color Combinations

Carnelian - #B31B1B 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 Carnelian. 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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Carnelian - #B31B1B Tints and Shades

Carnelian #b31b1b Shades

Carnelian #b31b1b Tints

Color Images

Carnelian - #B31B1B Color Images and Patterns

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