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Behr Old Amethyst (MQ5-03) Paint Color


Color Name: Old Amethyst (MQ5-03)
Hex Color Code: #87868F
RGB Color Code: RGB(135, 134, 143)
CMYK Values*: 5.6%, 6.3%, 0.0%, 43.9%
Color Family (Hue): Gray





About Old Amethyst (MQ5-03) color - its meaning and example


What color is Old Amethyst (MQ5-03)?

Old Amethyst (MQ5-03) color belongs to the Gray color family (hue). The hexadecimal color code(color number) for Old Amethyst (MQ5-03) is #87868F, and the RGB color code is RGB(135, 134, 143).

In the RGB color model, Old Amethyst (MQ5-03) has a red value of 135, a green value of 134, and a blue value of 143. The CMYK color model (also known as process color, used in color printing) comprises 5.6% cyan, 6.3% magenta, 0.0% yellow, and 43.9% key (black). The HSL color scale has a hue of 246.7° (degrees), 3.9 % saturation, and 54.3 % lightness. In the HSB/HSV color space, Old Amethyst (MQ5-03) has a hue of 246.7° (degrees), 6.3 % saturation and 56.1 % brightness/value.


Old Amethyst (MQ5-03) is cool or warm?

The color Old Amethyst (MQ5-03) is a cool color.


What is the LRV of Old Amethyst (MQ5-03)?

Old Amethyst (MQ5-03) has an LRV of nearly 24. By LRV value, it is a medium 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

Old Amethyst (MQ5-03)

Light Color


Compare LRV 24 of Old Amethyst (MQ5-03) 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 24 puts Behr Old Amethyst (MQ5-03) 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


Old Amethyst (MQ5-03) (Paint - Behr) color codes / color number / color space conversions - HEX, RGBA, CMYK, HSL, HSV/HSB, HYZ, CMY, HWB, RYB


RGBA / RGB

RGB(135, 134, 143)
Red
135 (52.9%)
Green
134 (52.5%)
Blue
143 (56.1%)
Alpha
1 (100.0%)

CMYK

Cyan
5.59%
Magenta
6.29%
Yellow
0.00%
Key
43.92%

HSL

HSL(246.67deg, 3.9 %, 54.3 %)

Hue
246.67°
Saturation
3.86 %.
Lightness
54.31 %.

RYB

RYB(64, 86, 95)
Red
64 (25.2%)
Yellow
86 (33.6%)
Blue
95 (37.1%)

HSV/HSB

Hue
246.67°
Saturation
6.29 %.
Brightness / Value
56.08 %.

HWB

H: 246.67°

W: 52.55 %

B: 43.92 %

XYZ

X : 23.47

Y : 24.18

Z : 29.42

YXY

Y1 : 24.18

X : 0.3

Y2 : 0.31

CMY

C : 47.06%

M : 47.45%

Y : 43.92%


LRV

~ 24.2 %

Munsell Color System

7.4PB 5.5/0.8

CIE-Lab

L : 56.27

A : 2.19

B : -4.69

CIE-Lch

L : 56.27

C : 5.17

H : 295.05

CIE-Luv

L : 56.27

U : 0.04

V : -7.03

Hunter-Lab

L : 49.18

A : -0.85

B : -1.04






Similar Colors and Paints



Named colors similar to Old Amethyst (MQ5-03) (Paint - Behr)


Here are the colors similar to Old Amethyst (MQ5-03) (Paint - Behr). 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.



#8B8589
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ΔE - 5.67 (94.3% similar)





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


Pantone PMS


Old Amethyst (MQ5-03) similar/equivalent colors from Pantone PMS. Conversion of Old Amethyst (MQ5-03) to Pantone PMS


#8E8B91
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ΔE - 2.49 (97.5% similar)
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ΔE - 2.73 (97.3% similar)
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PANTONE 8160 C
ΔE - 2.89 (97.1% similar)
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ΔE - 3.69 (96.3% similar)


British Standard 4800


Old Amethyst (MQ5-03) similar/equivalent colors from British Standard 4800. Conversion of Old Amethyst (MQ5-03) to British Standard 4800


#89888C
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ΔE - 2.67 (97.3% similar)
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ΔE - 5.22 (94.8% similar)
#8E8E8E
BS 18-B-23 - Grey
ΔE - 5.65 (94.4% similar)


RAL Design


Old Amethyst (MQ5-03) similar/equivalent colors from RAL Design. Conversion of Old Amethyst (MQ5-03) to RAL Design




Pantone TCX


Old Amethyst (MQ5-03) similar/equivalent colors from Pantone TCX. Conversion of Old Amethyst (MQ5-03) to Pantone TCX




RAL Classic


Old Amethyst (MQ5-03) similar/equivalent colors from RAL Classic. Conversion of Old Amethyst (MQ5-03) to RAL Classic


#7F868A
RAL 7046 - Telegray 2
ΔE - 5.76 (94.2% similar)
#8D9295
RAL 7045 - Telegray 1
ΔE - 6.33 (93.7% similar)
#858583
RAL 9022 - Pearl Light Gray
ΔE - 6.43 (93.6% similar)
#979392
RAL 7036 - Platinum Gray
ΔE - 6.90 (93.1% similar)





Paint similar to Old Amethyst (MQ5-03) (Paint - Behr)


Here are the best recommended paint colors similar to Old Amethyst (MQ5-03) (Paint - Behr). 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.


Behr


Old Amethyst (MQ5-03) similar/equivalent paint from Behr. Conversion of Old Amethyst (MQ5-03) to Behr


#898790
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ΔE - 0.67 (99.3% similar)
#868790
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ΔE - 3.33 (96.7% similar)


Valspar


Old Amethyst (MQ5-03) similar/equivalent paint from Valspar. Conversion of Old Amethyst (MQ5-03) to Valspar


#888591
Horseshoe (8004-48E)
ΔE - 1.90 (98.1% similar)
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ΔE - 3.96 (96.0% similar)
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ΔE - 4.05 (96.0% similar)
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ΔE - 4.55 (95.4% similar)


Sherwin Williams


Old Amethyst (MQ5-03) similar/equivalent paint from Sherwin Williams. Conversion of Old Amethyst (MQ5-03) to Sherwin Williams


#8F8A91
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ΔE - 2.66 (97.3% similar)
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ΔE - 4.91 (95.1% similar)
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Moonlit Orchid (SW 9153)
ΔE - 4.92 (95.1% similar)
#908A9B
Gentle Grape (SW 9074)
ΔE - 4.97 (95.0% similar)





PPG Paints


Old Amethyst (MQ5-03) similar/equivalent paint from PPG Paints. Conversion of Old Amethyst (MQ5-03) to PPG Paints


#8B8D98
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ΔE - 3.88 (96.1% similar)
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Magic Dust (PPG13-24)
ΔE - 3.97 (96.0% similar)


Benjamin Moore


Old Amethyst (MQ5-03) similar/equivalent paint from Benjamin Moore. Conversion of Old Amethyst (MQ5-03) to Benjamin Moore


#84899A
Irises (1440)
ΔE - 4.12 (95.9% similar)
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Charcoal Linen (2133-40)
ΔE - 4.56 (95.4% similar)
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ΔE - 4.73 (95.3% similar)
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Faded Violet (CSP-455)
ΔE - 5.02 (95.0% similar)


Dunn-Edwards


Old Amethyst (MQ5-03) similar/equivalent paint from Dunn-Edwards. Conversion of Old Amethyst (MQ5-03) to Dunn-Edwards


#797B80
Tarnished Silver (DE 6355)
ΔE - 5.38 (94.6% similar)
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ΔE - 5.42 (94.6% similar)
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ΔE - 5.51 (94.5% similar)
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ΔE - 5.75 (94.3% 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.







Example Color Images and Mockup


Old Amethyst (MQ5-03) - #87868F Color Images and Patterns


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