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Dark Slate Gray Color

Color Name: Dark Slate Gray
Hex Color Code: #2F4F4F
RGB Color Code: RGB(47, 79, 79)
CMYK Values *: 40.51%, 0.00%, 0.00%, 69.02%

Dark Slate Gray is a dark grayish-blue color. Color represents the color of the material slate, a fine-grained metamorphic rock. This color belongs to the X11 color list.

What color is Dark Slate Gray?

Dark Slate Gray color belongs to the Gray color family (hue). The hexadecimal color code (color number) for Dark Slate Gray is #2F4F4F, and the RGB color code is RGB(47, 79, 79).

In the RGB color model, Dark Slate Gray has a red value of 47, a green value of 79, and a blue value of 79. The CMYK color model (also known as process color, used in color printing) comprises 40.5% cyan, 0.0% magenta, 0.0% yellow, and 69.0% key (black). The HSL color scale has a hue of 180° (degrees), 25.4 % saturation, and 24.7 % lightness. In the HSB/HSV color space, Dark Slate Gray has a hue of 180° (degrees), 40.5 % saturation and 31.0 % brightness/value.

Color Codes - Color Space Conversions

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

RGBA - RGB(47, 79, 79)

Red 47 (18.4%)
Green 79 (31.0%)
Blue 79 (31.0%)
Alpha 1 (100.0%)


Cyan 40.51%
Magenta 0.00%
Yellow 0.00%
Key 69.02%


Hue 180°
Saturation 25.40 %.
Lightness 24.71 %.


Hue 180°
Saturation 40.51 %.
Brightness / Value 30.98 %.
LRV ~ 6.8 %
Munsell Color System 1.7BG 3.0/3.3
XYZ X : 5.38
Y : 6.76
Z : 8.42
YXY Y1 : 6.76
X : 0.26
Y2 : 0.33
CMY C : 81.57%
M : 69.02%
Y : 69.02%
CIE-Lab L : 31.26
A : -11.72
B : -3.73
CIE-Lch L : 31.26
C : 12.3
H : 197.65
CIE-Luv L : 31.26
U : -14.17
V : -3.06
Hunter-Lab L : 26
A : -8.57
B : -1

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Color Combinations

Dark Slate Gray - #2F4F4F 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 Dark Slate Gray. 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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Dark Slate Gray - #2F4F4F Tints and Shades

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Dark Slate Gray #2f4f4f Tints


Color Images

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