Mineral Green Color


Mineral Green is pale, warm-toned shade of green cyan. It is better contrasting with white. This color combines beautifully with red magenta, mid yellow or violet

Inverse Color #c0a2ac
Complementary Color #5d3f49
Color Shade: green cyan (160° hue)
Color Temperature: warm
Lightness: 30.59% (better contrasting with white)
Mineral Green Color Sample
Mineral Green Color Sample

Better Alternatives To #3f5d53

If you're looking for a similar green cyan shade, there are some better alternatives to Mineral Green Color. The Noble Fir color for instance is a lighter and a bit more faded option, however this color has a cool green bias. Consider a lighter and more saturated alternative called Tandayapa Cloud Forest (#4a766e) for more energetic effect. Try Double Jeopardy as it also a bit more vibrant and energetic.

Complementary Palette

#5d3f49 is the best complementary color to Mineral Green. Red magenta shades generally complement the green cyan hues best as they are found on the opposite end of the color wheel. The most popular #3f5d53 complementary color is Eggplant, as it offers maximum contrast and grab the viewer's attention.

Analogous Palette

The analogous palette of mid green, green cyan, and mid cyan colors offers a soft combination of similar warm shades. The analogous colors of Mineral Green are #3f5d44 and #3f585d. Thus found on the left and right of #3f5d53 on the color wheel with a 30° gap. Consider matching Tom Thumb and Limed Spruce colors as they work well with Mineral Green.

Split-complementary Palette

The split-complementary Mineral Green palette consists of #5d443f and #5d3f57 colors. They can be found 30° apart on either side of the complementary color (#5d3f49). Try Kabul and Eggplant colors in combination with #3f5d53, 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 #3f5d53 offers a combination of orange and violet shades and equally high contrast between the three of them. Find triadic colors at the 120° distance from the Mineral Green. Thus Kabul and Mulled Wine giving maximum hue separation to use all three together.

Square Palette

The square color palette of Mineral Green contains three additional colors. Thus, complementary Eggplant, Mulled Wine, and Hemlock split by 90° on the color wheel. #3f5d53 square combo is a palette of green cyan, mid blue, red magenta and mid 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. Mineral Green tetradic combo consists of red magenta complementary color (#5d3f49) and two others. The Mulled Wine is positioned 120° clockwise from the primary color and Tom Thumb – 120° from the complementary Eggplant. This palette is not recommended to use as-is. Try to tweak the saturation and brightness of #533f5d and #495d3f.

Conversion Table

In a RGB color space, hex #3f5d53 is made of 26% red, 39% green and 35% blue. In a HSL mode Mineral Green has a hue angle of 160°, a saturation of 19.23% and a lightness of 30.59%. In a CMYK space (used in printing only), hex #3f5d53 is made of 11.76% cyan, 0% magenta, 3.92% yellow and 63.53% black ink.

HEX #3f5d53
RGB Decimal rgb(63,93,83)
RGB Percentage 26%, 39%, 35%
CMYK 11.76, 0, 3.92, 63.53
HSL hsl(160,19.23%,30.59%)
HSV (or HSB) hsv(160,32.26%,36.47%)
CIE-LAB lab(36.9482,-13.5226,2.2045)
XYZ xyz(7.5256,9.51,9.6226)