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





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.


Carnelian is cool or warm?

The color Carnelian is a warm color.


What is the LRV of Carnelian?

Carnelian has an LRV of nearly 10. By LRV value, it is a dark color.

Light Reflectance Value (LRV) is a measure of how much visible light is reflected off a surface. It is a number on a scale of 0 to 100, with 0 being pure black and 100 being pure white. The higher the LRV, the more light the color reflects and the lighter it will appear.






Color Codes - Color Space Conversions


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


RGBA / RGB

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

CMYK

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

HSL

HSL(0deg, 73.8 %, 40.4 %)

Hue
Saturation
73.79 %.
Lightness
40.39 %.

RYB

RYB(209, 85, 80)
Red
209 (82.0%)
Yellow
85 (33.3%)
Blue
80 (31.2%)

HSV/HSB

Hue
Saturation
84.92 %.
Brightness / Value
70.20 %.

HWB

H: 0°

W: 10.59 %

B: 29.80 %

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%


LRV

~ 10.4 %

Munsell Color System

7.9R 3.7/13.9

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






Similar Colors and Paints



Named colors similar to Carnelian


Here are the colors similar to Carnelian . Delta E (ΔE) is the measure of the difference between two colors. Delta E is measured on a scale from 0 to 100, where 0 means exact match, and 100 is the highest difference.



#B22222
Fire Brick
ΔE - 1.35 (98.6% similar)
#BD2024
Safety Red
ΔE - 2.63 (97.4% similar)
#C80815
Venetian Red
ΔE - 3.95 (96.0% similar)





Similar colors from Pantone, RAL, and other color matching system


Pantone PMS


Carnelian color similar/equivalent colors from Pantone PMS. Conversion of Carnelian to Pantone PMS


#AF231C
PANTONE 2350 C
ΔE - 1.00 (99.0% similar)
#C00D1E
PANTONE 3546 C
ΔE - 2.50 (97.5% similar)
#BA0020
PANTONE 3517 C
ΔE - 2.83 (97.2% similar)
#AB2328
PANTONE 7621 C
ΔE - 3.52 (96.5% similar)


RAL Classic


Carnelian color similar/equivalent colors from RAL Classic. Conversion of Carnelian to RAL Classic


#A72920
RAL 3000 - Flame Red
ΔE - 2.36 (97.6% similar)
#BB1E10
RAL 3020 - Traffic Red
ΔE - 3.40 (96.6% similar)
#A53A2D
RAL 3033 - Pearl Pink
ΔE - 4.71 (95.3% similar)
#9B2321
RAL 3002 - Carmine Red
ΔE - 4.89 (95.1% similar)


Pantone TCX


Carnelian color similar/equivalent colors from Pantone TCX. Conversion of Carnelian to Pantone TCX




British Standard 4800


Carnelian color similar/equivalent colors from British Standard 4800. Conversion of Carnelian to British Standard 4800


#BB0000
BS 04-E-56 - Carnival Red
ΔE - 4.29 (95.7% similar)


RAL Design


Carnelian color similar/equivalent colors from RAL Design. Conversion of Carnelian to RAL Design




Similar colors from Brand, Business, School, Organization, Sports, Flag



#BD0017
McDonald’s Red
ΔE - 1.85 (98.1% similar)
#B92B27
Quora Red
ΔE - 2.81 (97.2% similar)
#B21807
Tomato Sauce
ΔE - 3.73 (96.3% similar)
#AE2029
Upsdell Red
ΔE - 3.79 (96.2% similar)





Paint similar to Carnelian


Here are the best recommended paint colors similar to Carnelian . Delta E (ΔE) is the measure of the difference between two colors. Delta E is measured on a scale from 0 to 100, where 0 means exact match, and 100 is the highest difference.


Benjamin Moore


Carnelian color similar/equivalent paint from Benjamin Moore. Conversion of Carnelian to Benjamin Moore


#B5332C
Million Dollar Red (2003-10)
ΔE - 3.61 (96.4% similar)
#A33A2D
Smoldering Red (2007-10)
ΔE - 4.89 (95.1% similar)
#B82D33
Neon Red (2087-10)
ΔE - 5.17 (94.8% similar)
#A0372F
Deep Rose (2004-10)
ΔE - 5.26 (94.7% similar)


Valspar


Carnelian color similar/equivalent paint from Valspar. Conversion of Carnelian to Valspar


#B0212A
Classic Red (1009-2)
ΔE - 3.79 (96.2% similar)
#A23D28
Cinnamon Sunset (V008-3)
ΔE - 5.66 (94.3% similar)
#C23730
Scarlet Tanager (M212)
ΔE - 5.80 (94.2% similar)
#A82E33
Très Bien (8001-9G)
ΔE - 5.86 (94.1% similar)


Dunn-Edwards


Carnelian color similar/equivalent paint from Dunn-Edwards. Conversion of Carnelian to Dunn-Edwards


#B33234
Red Contrast (DEA 106)
ΔE - 5.16 (94.8% similar)
#BC3033
Hot Jazz (DEA 107)
ΔE - 5.24 (94.8% similar)
#AC3235
Red Ink (DEA 151)
ΔE - 5.71 (94.3% similar)
#AF413B
Glitzy Red (DEA 153)
ΔE - 6.74 (93.3% similar)





Sherwin Williams


Carnelian color similar/equivalent paint from Sherwin Williams. Conversion of Carnelian to Sherwin Williams


#BF2D32
Real Red (SW 6868)
ΔE - 5.29 (94.7% similar)
#A43834
Tanager (SW 6601)
ΔE - 5.75 (94.2% similar)
#AD2C34
Positive Red (SW 6871)
ΔE - 5.92 (94.1% similar)
#A13B34
Rave Red (SW 6608)
ΔE - 6.04 (94.0% similar)


Behr


Carnelian color similar/equivalent paint from Behr. Conversion of Carnelian to Behr


#BE3C37
Flirt Alert (P150-7)
ΔE - 6.49 (93.5% similar)
#A04039
Fire Cracker (PPU2-16)
ΔE - 7.16 (92.8% similar)
#B6453E
Stiletto Love (P160-7)
ΔE - 7.67 (92.3% similar)
#C93F38
100 Mph (P170-7)
ΔE - 8.26 (91.7% similar)


PPG Paints


Carnelian color similar/equivalent paint from PPG Paints. Conversion of Carnelian to PPG Paints


#AA423A
Rum Punch (PPG1190-7)
ΔE - 6.73 (93.3% similar)
#AC3A3E
Red Gumball (PPG1187-7)
ΔE - 7.69 (92.3% similar)
#A4493D
Rum Raisin (PPG1064-7)
ΔE - 8.17 (91.8% similar)
#A0403E
Burning Bush (PPG1057-7)
ΔE - 8.27 (91.7% similar)








Color Combinations


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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.

Triadic Color Palette

The triadic color palette has three colors separated by 120° in the RGB color wheel

Tetradic Color Palette

The tetradic colour scheme composed of two sets of complementary colors in a rectangular shape on the color wheel.







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