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%





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?

The color YInMn Blue is a cool color.


What is the LRV of YInMn Blue?

YInMn Blue has an LRV of nearly 15. By LRV value, it is a 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.






Color Codes - Color Space Conversions


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


RGBA / RGB

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

CMYK

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

HSL

HSL(215.83deg, 60.0 %, 47.1 %)

Hue
215.83°
Saturation
60.00 %.
Lightness
47.06 %.

RYB

RYB(43, 60, 155)
Red
43 (17.0%)
Yellow
60 (23.3%)
Blue
155 (60.7%)

HSV/HSB

Hue
215.83°
Saturation
75.00 %.
Brightness / Value
75.29 %.

HWB

H: 215.83°

W: 18.82 %

B: 24.71 %

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%


LRV

~ 14.7 %

Munsell Color System

2.5PB 4.4/13.5

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






Similar Colors and Paints



Named colors similar to YInMn Blue


Here are the colors similar to YInMn Blue . 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.



#246BCE
Celtic Blue
ΔE - 1.53 (98.5% similar)
#0066CC
Bright Navy Blue
ΔE - 2.18 (97.8% similar)
#1560BD
Denim
ΔE - 3.57 (96.4% similar)





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


Pantone PMS


YInMn Blue color similar/equivalent colors from Pantone PMS. Conversion of YInMn Blue to Pantone PMS


#2D68C4
PANTONE 2386 C
ΔE - 0.85 (99.2% similar)
#006AC6
PANTONE 2175 C
ΔE - 2.48 (97.5% similar)
#426DA9
PANTONE 7683 C
ΔE - 2.76 (97.2% similar)
#3A6AA6
PANTONE 10260 C
ΔE - 2.80 (97.2% similar)


Pantone TCX


YInMn Blue color similar/equivalent colors from Pantone TCX. Conversion of YInMn Blue to Pantone TCX




Pantone TPX


YInMn Blue color similar/equivalent colors from Pantone TPX. Conversion of YInMn Blue to Pantone TPX


#5072A7
Blue Yonder
ΔE - 4.78 (95.2% similar)


RAL Design


YInMn Blue color similar/equivalent colors from RAL Design. Conversion of YInMn Blue to RAL Design




British Standard 4800


YInMn Blue color similar/equivalent colors from British Standard 4800. Conversion of YInMn Blue to British Standard 4800


#3876AB
BS 20-E-53 - Blue
ΔE - 5.60 (94.4% similar)
#266492
BS 20-E-56 - Blue
ΔE - 6.77 (93.2% similar)


RAL Classic


YInMn Blue color similar/equivalent colors from RAL Classic. Conversion of YInMn Blue to RAL Classic


#42698C
RAL 5023 -Distant Blue
ΔE - 6.10 (93.9% similar)
#376B8C
RAL 5007 - Brilliant Blue
ΔE - 7.71 (92.3% similar)


Similar colors from Brand, Business, School, Organization, Sports, Flag



#0A66C2
Linkedin Blue
ΔE - 2.32 (97.7% similar)
#0071CE
Walmart Blue
ΔE - 3.96 (96.0% similar)





Paint similar to YInMn Blue


Here are the best recommended paint colors similar to YInMn Blue . 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.


Dunn-Edwards


YInMn Blue color similar/equivalent paint from Dunn-Edwards. Conversion of YInMn Blue to Dunn-Edwards


#326AB1
Dover Straits (DE 5866)
ΔE - 1.79 (98.2% similar)
#4470B0
Pacific Blues (DET 586)
ΔE - 2.82 (97.2% similar)
#186DB6
Beautiful Blue (DEA 136)
ΔE - 3.83 (96.2% similar)
#4664A5
Starstruck (DE 5894)
ΔE - 4.92 (95.1% similar)


PPG Paints


YInMn Blue color similar/equivalent paint from PPG Paints. Conversion of YInMn Blue to PPG Paints


#356FAD
Nocturne Shade (PPG1244-6)
ΔE - 3.09 (96.9% similar)
#2863AD
Rainbow Bright (PPG1243-7)
ΔE - 3.39 (96.6% similar)
#5072B1
Cenote (PPG17-02)
ΔE - 4.49 (95.5% similar)
#0264AE
Cobalt Stone (PPG1241-7)
ΔE - 4.70 (95.3% similar)


Behr


YInMn Blue color similar/equivalent paint from Behr. Conversion of YInMn Blue to Behr


#496EAD
New Age Blue (PPU15-05)
ΔE - 3.32 (96.7% similar)
#2B6BAA
Electric Blue (MQ4-24)
ΔE - 3.43 (96.6% similar)
#4467A7
Indigo Batik (P530-6)
ΔE - 3.77 (96.2% similar)
#366FA6
Mega Blue (P520-6)
ΔE - 3.85 (96.1% similar)





Benjamin Moore


YInMn Blue color similar/equivalent paint from Benjamin Moore. Conversion of YInMn Blue to Benjamin Moore


#3D74AC
Athens Blue (797)
ΔE - 4.32 (95.7% similar)
#3862A3
Mosaic (CC-874)
ΔE - 4.32 (95.7% similar)
#0066B1
Big Country Blue (2066-30)
ΔE - 4.41 (95.6% similar)
#396998
Old Glory (811)
ΔE - 4.57 (95.4% similar)


Valspar


YInMn Blue color similar/equivalent paint from Valspar. Conversion of YInMn Blue to Valspar


#2B63A0
Zydeco (V036-3)
ΔE - 4.56 (95.4% similar)
#28679E
In the Nick (8001-44F)
ΔE - 4.94 (95.1% similar)
#0169A7
Peek-A-Boo Blue (4007-10C)
ΔE - 6.11 (93.9% similar)
#10659F
Biro Blue (8001-43G)
ΔE - 6.29 (93.7% similar)


Sherwin Williams


YInMn Blue color similar/equivalent paint from Sherwin Williams. Conversion of YInMn Blue to Sherwin Williams


#4E739F
Lupine (SW 6810)
ΔE - 5.08 (94.9% similar)
#4C6B8A
Revel Blue (SW 6530)
ΔE - 6.80 (93.2% similar)
#016EA7
Blue Chip (SW 6959)
ΔE - 7.20 (92.8% similar)
#015F97
Hyper Blue (SW 6965)
ΔE - 7.82 (92.2% 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.







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