Color Name: YInMn Blue
Hex Color Code: #306AC0
RGB Color Code: RGB(48, 106, 192)
CMYK Values *: 75.0%, 44.8%, 0.0%, 24.7%




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YInMn Blue (for yttrium, indium, and manganese), also known as Oregon Blue or Mas Blue, is an inorganic blue pigment discovered accidentally by Professor Mas Subramanian and his then-graduate student Andrew E. Smith at Oregon State University in 2009. It is the first inorganic blue pigment discovered in 200 years since cobalt blue was identified in 1802.


What color is YInMn Blue?

YInMn Blue color belongs to the Blue color family (hue). The hexadecimal color code (color number) for YInMn Blue is #306AC0, and the RGB color code is RGB(48, 106, 192).

In the RGB color model, YInMn Blue has a red value of 48, a green value of 106, and a blue value of 192. The CMYK color model (also known as process color, used in color printing) comprises 75.0% cyan, 44.8% magenta, 0.0% yellow, and 24.7% key (black). The HSL color scale has a hue of 215.8° (degrees), 60.0 % saturation, and 47.1 % lightness. In the HSB/HSV color space, YInMn Blue has a hue of 215.8° (degrees), 75.0 % saturation and 75.3 % brightness/value.

YInMn Blue is cool or warm?

YInMn Blue is a cool color.





Color Codes - Color Space Conversions


YInMn Blue color codes / color number / color space conversions - HEX, RGBA, CMYK, HSL, HSV/HSB, HYZ, CMY, HWB

RGBA - RGB(48, 106, 192)

Red 48 (18.8%)
Green 106 (41.6%)
Blue 192 (75.3%)
Alpha 1 (100.0%)

HSL

Hue 215.83°
Saturation 60.00 %.
Lightness 47.06 %.
HWB H: 215.83°
W: 18.82 %
B: 24.71 %
LRV ~ 14.7 %
Munsell Color System 2.5PB 4.4/13.5
XYZ X : 15.89
Y : 14.74
Z : 51.88
YXY Y1 : 14.74
X : 0.19
Y2 : 0.18
CMY C : 81.18%
M : 58.43%
Y : 24.71%

CMYK

Cyan 75.00%
Magenta 44.79%
Yellow 0.00%
Key 24.71%

HSV/HSB

Hue 215.83°
Saturation 75.00 %.
Brightness / Value 75.29 %.
CIE-Lab L : 45.28
A : 11.29
B : -50.55
CIE-Lch L : 45.28
C : 51.8
H : 282.59
CIE-Luv L : 45.28
U : -21.19
V : -76.77
Hunter-Lab L : 38.4
A : 6.67
B : -53.23








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Color Combinations


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YInMn Blue 306ac0 Monochromatic Color Palette
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.

YInMn Blue 306ac0 Analogous Color Palette
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.

YInMn Blue 306ac0 triadic Color Palette
Triadic Color Palette

The triadic color palette has three colors separated by 120° in the RGB color wheel

YInMn Blue 306ac0 tetradic Color Palette
Tetradic Color Palette

The tetradic colour scheme composed of two sets of complementary colors in a rectangular shape on the color wheel.







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