Malachite Color


Malachite is vivid, warm-toned shade of cool green. It is better contrasting with white. This color combines beautifully with warm magenta, warm yellow or warm blue

Inverse Color #f425ae
Complementary Color #da0a93
Color Shade: cool green (140.29° hue)
Color Temperature: warm
Lightness: 44.9% (better contrasting with white)
Malachite Color Sample
Malachite Color Sample

Better Alternatives To #0bda51

If you're looking for a similar cool green shade, there are some better alternatives to Malachite Color. The Pedestrian Green color for instance is a darker and a bit more vibrant option, however this color has a mid green bias. Consider a darker and more soft alternative called Intoxicate (#11bb55) for more calm effect. Try Spring Green as it also a bit more vibrant and energetic.

Complementary Palette

#da0a93 is the best complementary color to Malachite. Warm magenta shades generally complement the cool green hues best as they are found on the opposite end of the color wheel. The most popular #0bda51 complementary color is Red Violet, as it offers maximum contrast and grab the viewer's attention.

Analogous Palette

The analogous palette of warm green, cool green, and warm cyan colors offers a soft combination of similar warm shades. The analogous colors of Malachite are #2cda0a and #0adab8. Thus found on the left and right of #0bda51 on the color wheel with a 30° gap. Consider matching Harlequin and Bright Turquoise colors as they work well with Malachite.

Split-complementary Palette

The split-complementary Malachite palette consists of #da0a2c and #b80ada colors. They can be found 30° apart on either side of the complementary color (#da0a93). Try Red Ribbon and Electric Violet colors in combination with #0bda51, as they are not as contrasting as a complementary color, hence, giving more hue variety to make your design stand out.

Triadic Palette

The triadic palette of #0bda51 offers a combination of warm red and warm blue shades and equally high contrast between the three of them. Find triadic colors at the 120° distance from the Malachite. Thus Trinidad and Electric Violet giving maximum hue separation to use all three together.

Square Palette

The square color palette of Malachite contains three additional colors. Thus, complementary Red Violet, Dark Blue, and Galliano split by 90° on the color wheel. #0bda51 square combo is a palette of cool green, cool blue, warm magenta and warm yellow shades that work together well.

Tetradic Palette

The tetradic palette is a bit more complex than the square and has more of a rectangle shape. Malachite tetradic combo consists of warm magenta complementary color (#da0a93) and two others. The Electric Violet is positioned 120° clockwise from the primary color and Bahia – 120° from the complementary Red Violet. This palette is not recommended to use as-is. Try to tweak the saturation and brightness of #510ada and #94da0a.

Conversion Table

In a RGB color space, hex #0bda51 is made of 4% red, 70% green and 26% blue. In a HSL mode Malachite has a hue angle of 140.29°, a saturation of 90.39% and a lightness of 44.9%. In a CMYK space (used in printing only), hex #0bda51 is made of 81.18% cyan, 0% magenta, 53.73% yellow and 14.51% black ink.

HEX #0bda51
RGB Decimal rgb(11,218,81)
RGB Percentage 4%, 70%, 26%
CMYK 81.18, 0, 53.73, 14.51
HSL hsl(140.29,90.39%,44.9%)
HSV (or HSB) hsv(140.29,94.95%,85.49%)
CIE-LAB lab(76.5626,-71.5366,53.6465)
XYZ xyz(26.6946,50.808,16.1846)