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Behr Semi-Precious (MQ6-06) Paint Color

Color Name: Semi-Precious (MQ6-06)
Hex Color Code: #659B97
RGB Color Code: RGB(101, 155, 151)
CMYK Values*: 34.8%, 0.0%, 2.6%, 39.2%

About Semi-Precious (MQ6-06) color - its meaning and example

What color is Semi-Precious (MQ6-06)?

Semi-Precious (MQ6-06) color belongs to the Cyan color family (hue). The hexadecimal color code(color number) for Semi-Precious (MQ6-06) is #659B97, and the RGB color code is RGB(101, 155, 151).

In the RGB color model, Semi-Precious (MQ6-06) has a red value of 101, a green value of 155, and a blue value of 151. The CMYK color model (also known as process color, used in color printing) comprises 34.8% cyan, 0.0% magenta, 2.6% yellow, and 39.2% key (black). The HSL color scale has a hue of 175.6° (degrees), 21.3 % saturation, and 50.2 % lightness. In the HSB/HSV color space, Semi-Precious (MQ6-06) has a hue of 175.6° (degrees), 34.8 % saturation and 60.8 % brightness/value.

Semi-Precious (MQ6-06) is cool or warm?

The color Semi-Precious (MQ6-06) is a cool color.

What is the LRV of Semi-Precious (MQ6-06)?

Semi-Precious (MQ6-06) has an LRV of nearly 28. 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

Semi-Precious (MQ6-06)

Light Color

Compare LRV 28 of Semi-Precious (MQ6-06) 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 28 puts Behr Semi-Precious (MQ6-06) 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

Semi-Precious (MQ6-06) (Paint - Behr) color codes / color number / color space conversions - HEX, RGBA, CMYK, HSL, HSV/HSB, HYZ, CMY, HWB, RYB


RGB(101, 155, 151)
101 (39.6%)
155 (60.8%)
151 (59.2%)
1 (100.0%)




HSL(175.56deg, 21.3 %, 50.2 %)

21.26 %.
50.20 %.


RYB(48, 91, 101)
48 (18.8%)
91 (35.6%)
101 (39.8%)


34.84 %.
Brightness / Value
60.78 %.


H: 175.56°

W: 39.61 %

B: 39.22 %


X : 22.67

Y : 28.44

Z : 33.57


Y1 : 28.44

X : 0.27

Y2 : 0.34


C : 60.39%

M : 39.22%

Y : 40.78%


~ 28.4 %

Munsell Color System

2.8BG 5.9/4.1


L : 60.29

A : -18.73

B : -3.59


L : 60.29

C : 19.07

H : 190.84


L : 60.29

U : -25.83

V : -2.3


L : 53.33

A : -17.44

B : 0.01

Similar Colors and Paints

Named colors similar to Semi-Precious (MQ6-06) (Paint - Behr)

Here are the colors similar to Semi-Precious (MQ6-06) (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.

Cadet Blue
ΔE - 2.83 (97.2% similar)
Polished Pine
ΔE - 6.15 (93.8% similar)
Steel Teal
ΔE - 6.28 (93.7% similar)
Green Sheen
ΔE - 6.66 (93.3% similar)

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

RAL Design

Semi-Precious (MQ6-06) similar/equivalent colors from RAL Design. Conversion of Semi-Precious (MQ6-06) to RAL Design

Pantone TCX

Semi-Precious (MQ6-06) similar/equivalent colors from Pantone TCX. Conversion of Semi-Precious (MQ6-06) to Pantone TCX

Pantone PMS

Semi-Precious (MQ6-06) similar/equivalent colors from Pantone PMS. Conversion of Semi-Precious (MQ6-06) to Pantone PMS

ΔE - 3.89 (96.1% similar)
ΔE - 4.99 (95.0% similar)
ΔE - 5.11 (94.9% similar)
ΔE - 5.29 (94.7% similar)

British Standard 4800

Semi-Precious (MQ6-06) similar/equivalent colors from British Standard 4800. Conversion of Semi-Precious (MQ6-06) to British Standard 4800

BS 18-D-43 - Dresden Blue
ΔE - 5.32 (94.7% similar)

RAL Classic

Semi-Precious (MQ6-06) similar/equivalent colors from RAL Classic. Conversion of Semi-Precious (MQ6-06) to RAL Classic

RAL 6034 - Pastel turquoise
ΔE - 6.01 (94.0% similar)

Paint similar to Semi-Precious (MQ6-06) (Paint - Behr)

Here are the best recommended paint colors similar to Semi-Precious (MQ6-06) (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.


Semi-Precious (MQ6-06) similar/equivalent paint from Behr. Conversion of Semi-Precious (MQ6-06) to Behr

Bali Bliss (PPU13-05)
ΔE - 2.87 (97.1% similar)
Aqua Rapids (M450-5)
ΔE - 3.02 (97.0% similar)
Vintage Teal (MQ6-33)
ΔE - 3.79 (96.2% similar)

Benjamin Moore

Semi-Precious (MQ6-06) similar/equivalent paint from Benjamin Moore. Conversion of Semi-Precious (MQ6-06) to Benjamin Moore

Azure Water (677)
ΔE - 1.14 (98.9% similar)
Majestic Blue (2051-40)
ΔE - 2.53 (97.5% similar)
Antiqued Aqua (CSP-705)
ΔE - 3.08 (96.9% similar)
Florida Keys Blue (2050-40)
ΔE - 4.41 (95.6% similar)

PPG Paints

Semi-Precious (MQ6-06) similar/equivalent paint from PPG Paints. Conversion of Semi-Precious (MQ6-06) to PPG Paints

Catalina (PPG1142-5)
ΔE - 3.17 (96.8% similar)
Palmetto (PPG1146-5)
ΔE - 3.17 (96.8% similar)
Teal Bayou (PPG1147-5)
ΔE - 3.35 (96.7% similar)
Treasure Isle (PPG1141-5)
ΔE - 3.60 (96.4% similar)


Semi-Precious (MQ6-06) similar/equivalent paint from Valspar. Conversion of Semi-Precious (MQ6-06) to Valspar

Cresting Waves (V066-4)
ΔE - 3.29 (96.7% similar)
Ship Shape (V102-5)
ΔE - 4.51 (95.5% similar)
Tidal Teal (5006-8B)
ΔE - 5.72 (94.3% similar)

Sherwin Williams

Semi-Precious (MQ6-06) similar/equivalent paint from Sherwin Williams. Conversion of Semi-Precious (MQ6-06) to Sherwin Williams

Cloudburst (SW 6487)
ΔE - 3.59 (96.4% similar)
Peacock Plume (SW 0020)
ΔE - 4.45 (95.6% similar)
Rivulet (SW 6760)
ΔE - 5.19 (94.8% similar)
Composed (SW 6472)
ΔE - 5.40 (94.6% similar)


Semi-Precious (MQ6-06) similar/equivalent paint from Dunn-Edwards. Conversion of Semi-Precious (MQ6-06) to Dunn-Edwards

Tranquil Seashore (DET 542)
ΔE - 4.40 (95.6% similar)
Avalon (DET 552)
ΔE - 4.49 (95.5% similar)
Veranda (DET 543)
ΔE - 4.66 (95.3% similar)
Up North (DE 5711)
ΔE - 5.45 (94.6% 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

Semi-Precious (MQ6-06) - #659B97 Color Images and Patterns

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