Volcanic Glass Color


Volcanic Glass is pale, cool-toned shade of mid magenta. It is better contrasting with white. This color combines beautifully with mid green, cool blue or mid yellow

Inverse Color #9ea39f
Complementary Color #5c615d
Color Shade: mid magenta (312° hue)
Color Temperature: cool
Lightness: 37.06% (better contrasting with white)
Volcanic Glass Color Sample
Volcanic Glass Color Sample

Better Alternatives To #615c60

If you're looking for a similar mid magenta shade, there are some better alternatives to Volcanic Glass Color. The Jubilee Grey color for instance is a lighter and a bit more vibrant option, however this color has a cool magenta bias. Consider a lighter and more saturated alternative called Purple Dusk (#7c6b76) for more energetic effect. Try My Place or Yours? as it also a bit more vibrant and energetic.

Complementary Palette

#5c615d is the best complementary color to Volcanic Glass. Mid green shades generally complement the mid magenta hues best as they are found on the opposite end of the color wheel. The most popular #615c60 complementary color is Corduroy, as it offers maximum contrast and grab the viewer's attention.

Analogous Palette

The analogous palette of violet, mid magenta, and cool red colors offers a soft combination of similar cool shades. The analogous colors of Scorpion are #5f5c61 and #615c5d. Thus found on the left and right of #615c60 on the color wheel with a 30° gap. Consider matching Salt Box and Scorpion colors as they work well with Volcanic Glass.

Split-complementary Palette

The split-complementary Volcanic Glass palette consists of #5c615f and #5d615c colors. They can be found 30° apart on either side of the complementary color (#5c615d). Try Corduroy and Willow Grove colors in combination with #615c60, 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 #615c60 offers a combination of mid cyan and mid yellow shades and equally high contrast between the three of them. Find triadic colors at the 120° distance from the Volcanic Glass. Thus Nevada and Storm Dust giving maximum hue separation to use all three together.

Square Palette

The square color palette of Volcanic Glass contains three additional colors. Thus, complementary Corduroy, Chicago, and Mid Gray split by 90° on the color wheel. #615c60 square combo is a palette of mid magenta, orange, mid green and cool blue 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. Volcanic Glass tetradic combo consists of mid green complementary color (#5c615d) and two others. The Storm Dust is positioned 120° clockwise from the primary color and Scarpa Flow – 120° from the complementary Corduroy. This palette is not recommended to use as-is. Try to tweak the saturation and brightness of #60615c and #5d5c61.

Conversion Table

In a RGB color space, hex #615c60 is made of 34% red, 32% green and 34% blue. In a HSL mode Volcanic Glass has a hue angle of 312°, a saturation of 2.65% and a lightness of 37.06%. In a CMYK space (used in printing only), hex #615c60 is made of 0% cyan, 1.96% magenta, 0.39% yellow and 61.96% black ink.

HEX #615c60
RGB Decimal rgb(97,92,96)
RGB Percentage 34%, 32%, 34%
CMYK 0, 1.96, 0.39, 61.96
HSL hsl(312,2.65%,37.06%)
HSV (or HSB) hsv(312,5.15%,38.04%)
CIE-LAB lab(39.6481,2.8228,-1.5797)
XYZ xyz(10.8682,11.0402,12.6245)