Aquamarine (color)

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Aquamarine
 
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Hex triplet#7FFFD4
sRGBB (r, g, b)(127, 255, 212)
HSV (h, s, v)(160°, 50%, 100%)
CIELChuv (L, C, h)(92, 60, 158°)
SourceX11[1]
ISCC–NBS descriptorBrilliant green
B: Normalized to [0–255] (byte)
Aquamarine (RGB)
 
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Hex triplet#80FFC0
sRGBB (r, g, b)(128, 255, 192)
HSV (h, s, v)(150°, 50%, 100%)
CIELChuv (L, C, h)(92, 67, 147°)
Source[Unsourced]
ISCC–NBS descriptorVivid green
B: Normalized to [0–255] (byte)
Medium aquamarine
 
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Hex triplet#66CDAA
sRGBB (r, g, b)(102, 205, 170)
HSV (h, s, v)(160°, 50%, 80%)
CIELChuv (L, C, h)(76, 49, 158°)
SourceX11[1]
ISCC–NBS descriptorBrilliant green
B: Normalized to [0–255] (byte)

Aquamarine is a color that is a light tint of spring green, in between cyan and green on the color wheel. 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.[2]

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  1. ^ a b W3C TR CSS3 Color Module, SVG color keywords. W3C. (May 2003). Retrieved on 2008-01-31.
  2. ^ Maerz, Aloys John, and Morris Rea Paul (1930). A Dictionary of Color. New York: McGraw-Hill. p. 190; color sample of aquamarine: p. 93, plate 35, color sample I3. OCLC 937598580.