Aquamarine is a color that is a bluish tint of cerulean toned toward cyan. It is named after the mineral aquamarine, a gemstone mainly found in granite rocks. The first recorded use of aquamarine as a color name in English was in 1598.
| Color coordinates
|sRGBB (r, g, b)
||(102, 205, 170)
|HSV (h, s, v)
||(154°, 54%, 87%)
|B: Normalized to [0–255] (byte)
Displayed at right is the color medium aquamarine.
Aquamarine in human culture
- The color medium aquamarine is often used for smocks worn by hospital nurses because it is perceived as being calm and restful for the patients.
- ^ web.forret.com Color Conversion Tool set to hex code of color #7FFFD4 (Aquamarine):
- ^ a b W3C TR CSS3 Color Module, SVG color keywords. W3C. (May 2003). Retrieved on 2008-01-31.
- ^ Maerz and Paul A Dictionary of Color New York:1930 McGraw-Hill Page 190; Color Sample of Aquamarine: Page 93 Plate 35 Color Sample I3
- ^ web.forret.com Color Conversion Tool set to hex code of color #66DDAA (Medium Aquamarine):