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The turquoise gemstone is the namesake of the colour.

Turquoise is the colour of the gem turquoise. It is a slightly greenish shade of cyan. Turquoise is sometimes described as a mixture of pale blue and green. The name comes from the French word for Turkish.

Tones of turquoise colour comparison chart

Name Colour HEX Code Red Green Blue Hue Sat Lum
Pale Turquoise (web colour) #AFEEEE 175 238 238 180° 26% 93%
Light Turquoise #AFE4DE 175 228 222 173° 50% 79%
Turquoise Blue #00FFEF 0 255 239 176° 100% 50%
Bright Turquoise #08E8DE 8 232 222 177° 93% 47%
Turquoise(web color) #40E0D0 64 224 208 174° 71% 88%
Medium Turquoise (web color) #48D1CC 72 209 204 178° 66% 82%
Dark Turquoise (web color) #00CED1 0 206 209 181° 100% 82%
Deep Turquoise #00DED1 0 206 209 176° 100% 87%

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