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YInMn Blue Color

Color Name: YInMn Blue
Hex Color Code: #2E5090
RGB Color Code: RGB(46, 80, 144)
CMYK Values: 68.06%, 44.44%, 0.00%, 43.53%
HEX #2E5090 YInMn Blue Color - Color Code

YInMn Blue (for yttrium, indium, manganese), also known as Oregon Blue or Yin Min Blue, is an inorganic blue pigment that was 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?

The hexadecimal color code (color number) for YInMn Blue is #2E5090, and the RGB color code is RGB(46, 80, 144).

In the RGB color model, YInMn Blue has a red value of 46, a green value of 80, and a blue value of 144. The CMYK color model (also known as process color, used in color printing) comprises 68.1% cyan, 44.4% magenta, 0.0% yellow, and 43.5% key (black). The HSL color scale has a hue of 219.2° (degrees), 51.6 % saturation, and 37.3 % lightness. In the HSB/HSV color space, YInMn Blue has a hue of 219.2° (degrees), 68.1 % saturation and 56.5 % brightness/value.

Color Codes

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

RGBA - RGB(46, 80, 144)

Red 46
Green 80
Blue 144
Alpha 255


Cyan 68.06 %.
Magenta 44.44 %.
Yellow 0.00 %.
Key 43.53 %.


Hue 219.18°
Saturation 51.58 %.
Lightness 37.25 %.


Hue 219.18°
Saturation 68.06 %.
Brightness / Value 56.47 %.
LRV ~ 8.3 %
Munsell Color System 5.5PB 3.3/8.3
XYZ X : 9.03
Y : 8.33
Z : 27.52
YXY Y1 : 8.33
X : 0.2
Y2 : 0.19
CMY C : 81.96%
M : 68.63%
Y : 43.53%
CIE-Lab L : 34.66
A : 9.76
B : -39.1
CIE-Lch L : 34.66
C : 40.3
H : 284.02
CIE-Luv L : 34.66
U : -14
V : -55.01
Hunter-Lab L : 28.86
A : 5.32
B : -36.32

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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

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Here is the Triadic and Tetradic Color Scheme of YInMn Blue. The triadic color palette has three colors separated by 120° in the RGB color wheel and tetradic colour scheme composed of two sets of complementary colors in a rectangular shape on the color wheel.

Triadic Color Scheme Palette


Tetradic Color Scheme Palette


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