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Behr Patina (MQ6-38) Paint Color

Color Name: Patina (MQ6-38)
Hex Color Code: #78A696
RGB Color Code: RGB(120, 166, 150)
CMYK Values*: 27.7%, 0.0%, 9.6%, 34.9%
Color Family (Hue): Green

About Patina (MQ6-38) color - its meaning and example

What color is Patina (MQ6-38)?

Patina (MQ6-38) color belongs to the Green color family (hue). The hexadecimal color code(color number) for Patina (MQ6-38) is #78A696, and the RGB color code is RGB(120, 166, 150).

In the RGB color model, Patina (MQ6-38) has a red value of 120, a green value of 166, and a blue value of 150. The CMYK color model (also known as process color, used in color printing) comprises 27.7% cyan, 0.0% magenta, 9.6% yellow, and 34.9% key (black). The HSL color scale has a hue of 159.1° (degrees), 20.5 % saturation, and 56.1 % lightness. In the HSB/HSV color space, Patina (MQ6-38) has a hue of 159.1° (degrees), 27.7 % saturation and 65.1 % brightness/value.

Patina (MQ6-38) is cool or warm?

The color Patina (MQ6-38) is a cool color.

What is the LRV of Patina (MQ6-38)?

Patina (MQ6-38) has an LRV of nearly 33. By LRV value, it is a medium 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

Patina (MQ6-38)

Light Color

Compare LRV 33 of Patina (MQ6-38) 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 33 puts Behr Patina (MQ6-38) 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

Patina (MQ6-38) (Paint - Behr) color codes / color number / color space conversions - HEX, RGBA, CMYK, HSL, HSV/HSB, HYZ, CMY, HWB, RYB


RGB(120, 166, 150)
120 (47.1%)
166 (65.1%)
150 (58.8%)
1 (100.0%)




HSL(159.13deg, 20.5 %, 56.1 %)

20.54 %.
56.08 %.


RYB(44, 90, 87)
44 (17.4%)
90 (35.5%)
87 (34.1%)


27.71 %.
Brightness / Value
65.10 %.


H: 159.13°

W: 47.06 %

B: 34.90 %


X : 26.89

Y : 33.47

Z : 33.9


Y1 : 33.47

X : 0.29

Y2 : 0.36


C : 52.94%

M : 34.90%

Y : 41.18%


~ 33.5 %

Munsell Color System

6.1G 6.3/3.9


L : 64.54

A : -18.92

B : 3.31


L : 64.54

C : 19.21

H : 170.08


L : 64.54

U : -22.9

V : 7.82


L : 57.85

A : -18.28

B : 5.76

Similar Colors and Paints

Named colors similar to Patina (MQ6-38) (Paint - Behr)

Here are the colors similar to Patina (MQ6-38) (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.

Green Sheen
ΔE - 3.94 (96.1% similar)
Polished Pine
ΔE - 4.65 (95.4% similar)
Catnip Green
ΔE - 5.11 (94.9% similar)
Morning Sky Blue
ΔE - 6.86 (93.1% similar)

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

Pantone PMS

Patina (MQ6-38) similar/equivalent colors from Pantone PMS. Conversion of Patina (MQ6-38) to Pantone PMS

ΔE - 2.42 (97.6% similar)
ΔE - 3.79 (96.2% similar)
ΔE - 4.22 (95.8% similar)
ΔE - 4.30 (95.7% similar)

Pantone TCX

Patina (MQ6-38) similar/equivalent colors from Pantone TCX. Conversion of Patina (MQ6-38) to Pantone TCX

RAL Design

Patina (MQ6-38) similar/equivalent colors from RAL Design. Conversion of Patina (MQ6-38) to RAL Design

British Standard 4800

Patina (MQ6-38) similar/equivalent colors from British Standard 4800. Conversion of Patina (MQ6-38) to British Standard 4800

BS 18-D-41 - Blue
ΔE - 6.26 (93.7% similar)
BS 18-D-43 - Dresden Blue
ΔE - 7.21 (92.8% similar)

RAL Classic

Patina (MQ6-38) similar/equivalent colors from RAL Classic. Conversion of Patina (MQ6-38) to RAL Classic

RAL 6034 - Pastel turquoise
ΔE - 6.98 (93.0% similar)
RAL 6027 - Light Green
ΔE - 7.52 (92.5% similar)

Paint similar to Patina (MQ6-38) (Paint - Behr)

Here are the best recommended paint colors similar to Patina (MQ6-38) (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.


Patina (MQ6-38) similar/equivalent paint from Behr. Conversion of Patina (MQ6-38) to Behr

Free Green (M420-5)
ΔE - 2.28 (97.7% similar)
Regal View (M430-5)
ΔE - 2.48 (97.5% similar)
Summer Dragonfly (M440-4)
ΔE - 3.56 (96.4% similar)

Sherwin Williams

Patina (MQ6-38) similar/equivalent paint from Sherwin Williams. Conversion of Patina (MQ6-38) to Sherwin Williams

Verdigreen (SW 9042)
ΔE - 2.35 (97.7% similar)
Composed (SW 6472)
ΔE - 3.37 (96.6% similar)
Rivulet (SW 6760)
ΔE - 4.81 (95.2% similar)
Parisian Patina (SW 9041)
ΔE - 4.83 (95.2% similar)

Benjamin Moore

Patina (MQ6-38) similar/equivalent paint from Benjamin Moore. Conversion of Patina (MQ6-38) to Benjamin Moore

Everglades (641)
ΔE - 2.42 (97.6% similar)
Harrisburg Green (HC-132)
ΔE - 4.00 (96.0% similar)
Southfield Green (HC-129)
ΔE - 4.26 (95.7% similar)
Medici Malachite (600)
ΔE - 4.32 (95.7% similar)

PPG Paints

Patina (MQ6-38) similar/equivalent paint from PPG Paints. Conversion of Patina (MQ6-38) to PPG Paints

Catnip (PPG1139-4)
ΔE - 2.46 (97.5% similar)
Catalina (PPG1142-5)
ΔE - 4.54 (95.5% similar)
Key Largo (PPG1140-4)
ΔE - 4.65 (95.3% similar)
Donnegal (PPG1138-4)
ΔE - 4.72 (95.3% similar)


Patina (MQ6-38) similar/equivalent paint from Dunn-Edwards. Conversion of Patina (MQ6-38) to Dunn-Edwards

Mid-century Gem (DET 535)
ΔE - 4.32 (95.7% similar)
Up North (DE 5711)
ΔE - 5.40 (94.6% similar)
Dragon Bay (DE 5725)
ΔE - 5.57 (94.4% similar)
Turtle Lake (DE 5704)
ΔE - 5.61 (94.4% similar)


Patina (MQ6-38) similar/equivalent paint from Valspar. Conversion of Patina (MQ6-38) to Valspar

Zen (P027)
ΔE - 4.66 (95.3% similar)
Patina Hue (V063-3)
ΔE - 4.91 (95.1% similar)
Harmony in Green (V063-4)
ΔE - 5.00 (95.0% similar)
Intracoastal (V064-4)
ΔE - 5.02 (95.0% 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

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