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Sherwin Williams Mineral Gray (SW 2740) Paint Color


Color Name: Mineral Gray (SW 2740)
Hex Color Code: #515763
RGB Color Code: RGB(81, 87, 99)
CMYK Values*: 18.2%, 12.1%, 0.0%, 61.2%





About Mineral Gray (SW 2740) color - its meaning and example


What color is Mineral Gray (SW 2740)?

Mineral Gray (SW 2740) color belongs to the Neutral color family (hue). The hexadecimal color code(color number) for Mineral Gray (SW 2740) is #515763, and the RGB color code is RGB(81, 87, 99).

In the RGB color model, Mineral Gray (SW 2740) has a red value of 81, a green value of 87, and a blue value of 99. The CMYK color model (also known as process color, used in color printing) comprises 18.2% cyan, 12.1% magenta, 0.0% yellow, and 61.2% key (black). The HSL color scale has a hue of 220° (degrees), 10.0 % saturation, and 35.3 % lightness. In the HSB/HSV color space, Mineral Gray (SW 2740) has a hue of 220° (degrees), 18.2 % saturation and 38.8 % brightness/value.


Mineral Gray (SW 2740) is cool or warm?

The color Mineral Gray (SW 2740) is a cool color.


What is the LRV of Mineral Gray (SW 2740)?

Mineral Gray (SW 2740) has an LRV of nearly 9. 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.



Dark Color

Mineral Gray (SW 2740)

Light Color


Compare LRV 9 of Mineral Gray (SW 2740) with dark and light Color




LRV is important to consider when choosing paint colors for a room, as it can affect the overall brightness and mood of the space. Lighter colors with higher LRVs will make a room feel more spacious and airy, while darker colors with lower LRVs will create a more intimate and cozy atmosphere.
LRV value 9 puts Sherwin Williams Mineral Gray (SW 2740) paint color in the darker category.

  • Darker colors: Darker colors have lower LRV numbers because they absorb more light than they reflect. This means that they will make a room feel darker and smaller.
  • Lighter colors: Lighter colors have higher LRV numbers because they reflect more light than they absorb. This means that they will make a room feel brighter and more spacious.




Color Codes - Color Space Conversions


Mineral Gray (SW 2740) (Paint - Sherwin Williams) color codes / color number / color space conversions - HEX, RGBA, CMYK, HSL, HSV/HSB, HYZ, CMY, HWB, RYB


RGBA / RGB

RGB(81, 87, 99)
Red
81 (31.8%)
Green
87 (34.1%)
Blue
99 (38.8%)
Alpha
1 (100.0%)

CMYK

Cyan
18.18%
Magenta
12.12%
Yellow
0.00%
Key
61.18%

HSL

HSL(220deg, 10.0 %, 35.3 %)

Hue
220°
Saturation
10.00 %.
Lightness
35.29 %.

RYB

RYB(109, 125, 147)
Red
109 (42.8%)
Yellow
125 (48.9%)
Blue
147 (57.5%)

HSV/HSB

Hue
220°
Saturation
18.18 %.
Brightness / Value
38.82 %.

HWB

H: 220°

W: 31.76 %

B: 61.18 %

XYZ

X : 9.05

Y : 9.47

Z : 13.15

YXY

Y1 : 9.47

X : 0.29

Y2 : 0.3

CMY

C : 68.24%

M : 65.88%

Y : 61.18%


LRV

~ 9.5 %

Munsell Color System

1.5PB 3.5/1.4

CIE-Lab

L : 36.87

A : 0.47

B : -7.72

CIE-Lch

L : 36.87

C : 7.73

H : 273.5

CIE-Luv

L : 36.87

U : -3.72

V : -10.13

Hunter-Lab

L : 30.77

A : -1.32

B : -3.81






Similar Colors and Paints



Named colors similar to Mineral Gray (SW 2740) (Paint - Sherwin Williams)


Here are the colors similar to Mineral Gray (SW 2740) (Paint - Sherwin Williams). 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.



#4C5866
Marengo
ΔE - 2.58 (97.4% similar)
#435770
Midnight Haze
ΔE - 6.10 (93.9% similar)
#555555
Davy's gray
ΔE - 6.62 (93.4% similar)
#5C5A6F
Purple Fog
ΔE - 6.90 (93.1% similar)





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


Pantone PMS


Mineral Gray (SW 2740) similar/equivalent colors from Pantone PMS. Conversion of Mineral Gray (SW 2740) to Pantone PMS


#4F5A6B
PANTONE 4139 C
ΔE - 2.68 (97.3% similar)
#525A6C
PANTONE 4130 C
ΔE - 2.88 (97.1% similar)
#53565A
PANTONE Cool Gray 11 C
ΔE - 4.19 (95.8% similar)
#4E5458
PANTONE 10392 C
ΔE - 4.75 (95.2% similar)


Pantone TCX


Mineral Gray (SW 2740) similar/equivalent colors from Pantone TCX. Conversion of Mineral Gray (SW 2740) to Pantone TCX




RAL Design


Mineral Gray (SW 2740) similar/equivalent colors from RAL Design. Conversion of Mineral Gray (SW 2740) to RAL Design




British Standard 4800


Mineral Gray (SW 2740) similar/equivalent colors from British Standard 4800. Conversion of Mineral Gray (SW 2740) to British Standard 4800


#4B5966
BS 20-D-45 - Maritime
ΔE - 3.58 (96.4% similar)
#555F68
BS 00-A-09 - Flint Grey
ΔE - 4.03 (96.0% similar)
#4D4E51
BS 02-A-11 - Grey
ΔE - 5.66 (94.3% similar)


RAL Classic


Mineral Gray (SW 2740) similar/equivalent colors from RAL Classic. Conversion of Mineral Gray (SW 2740) to RAL Classic


#4F5358
RAL 7015 - Slate Gray
ΔE - 3.92 (96.1% similar)
#52595D
RAL 7011 - Iron Gray
ΔE - 4.84 (95.2% similar)
#45494E
RAL 7024 - Graphite Gray
ΔE - 6.06 (93.9% similar)
#575D5E
RAL 7012 - Basalt Gray
ΔE - 6.62 (93.4% similar)





Paint similar to Mineral Gray (SW 2740) (Paint - Sherwin Williams)


Here are the best recommended paint colors similar to Mineral Gray (SW 2740) (Paint - Sherwin Williams). 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.


Sherwin Williams


Mineral Gray (SW 2740) similar/equivalent paint from Sherwin Williams. Conversion of Mineral Gray (SW 2740) to Sherwin Williams


#515763
Mineral Gray (SW 2740)
Paint - Sherwin Williams
#586168
Outerspace (SW 6251)
ΔE - 4.97 (95.0% similar)
#5D5962
Midnight (SW 6264)
ΔE - 5.45 (94.5% similar)
#3E5063
Indigo Batik (SW 7602)
ΔE - 5.59 (94.4% similar)


Behr


Mineral Gray (SW 2740) similar/equivalent paint from Behr. Conversion of Mineral Gray (SW 2740) to Behr


#525661
Ball Gown (MQ5-06)
ΔE - 1.00 (99.0% similar)
#48505D
Dark Denim (S510-7)
ΔE - 2.71 (97.3% similar)
#464E5A
Secret Society (MQ5-10)
ΔE - 3.42 (96.6% similar)
#4C565E
Midnight Blue (N480-7)
ΔE - 3.68 (96.3% similar)


Benjamin Moore


Mineral Gray (SW 2740) similar/equivalent paint from Benjamin Moore. Conversion of Mineral Gray (SW 2740) to Benjamin Moore


#515A67
Evening Dove (2128-30)
ΔE - 1.62 (98.4% similar)
#465566
Newburyport Blue (HC-155)
ΔE - 3.86 (96.1% similar)
#525A60
Deep Secret (CSP-625)
ΔE - 4.03 (96.0% similar)
#54585C
Temptation (1609)
ΔE - 4.26 (95.7% similar)





Valspar


Mineral Gray (SW 2740) similar/equivalent paint from Valspar. Conversion of Mineral Gray (SW 2740) to Valspar


#53545E
Coal Tipple (8004-47F)
ΔE - 2.66 (97.3% similar)
#4D565F
Dark and Stormy Night (M358)
ΔE - 2.79 (97.2% similar)
#505A6D
Dark Night (4003-4C)
ΔE - 3.23 (96.8% similar)
#54525A
Veiled Vinyl (M231)
ΔE - 4.47 (95.5% similar)


Dunn-Edwards


Mineral Gray (SW 2740) similar/equivalent paint from Dunn-Edwards. Conversion of Mineral Gray (SW 2740) to Dunn-Edwards


#54585E
Edge of Black (DE 6349)
ΔE - 3.10 (96.9% similar)
#4D5A6B
Yankee Doodle (DET 578)
ΔE - 3.14 (96.9% similar)
#535A61
Blue Steel (DE 6342)
ΔE - 3.20 (96.8% similar)
#4E5A6D
Midnight Sun (DET 580)
ΔE - 3.39 (96.6% similar)


PPG Paints


Mineral Gray (SW 2740) similar/equivalent paint from PPG Paints. Conversion of Mineral Gray (SW 2740) to PPG Paints


#585960
Gray Flannel (PPG1013-6)
ΔE - 3.21 (96.8% similar)
#575C62
Moody Sky (PPG0993-7)
ΔE - 3.63 (96.4% similar)
#525E68
Goblin (PPG1040-7)
ΔE - 4.12 (95.9% similar)
#48545D
Soothing Sapphire (PPG10-09)
ΔE - 4.25 (95.8% similar)








Color Combinations


View more Mineral Gray (SW 2740) - #515763 color palettes and coordinating colors



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.







Example Color Images and Mockup


Mineral Gray (SW 2740) - #515763 Color Images and Patterns


Sherwin Williams Mineral Gray (SW 2740) Paint vintage style bedroom interior
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Explore Named Colors



#515763
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#A18D7D
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#3B373C
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#868578
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#826F5E
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