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Copper (#B87333)

Copper is a reddish brown color that resembles the metal copper.



About these coordinates About these coordinates
— Color coordinates —
Hex triplet #B87333
RGBB (r, g, b) (184, 115, 51)
HSV (h, s, v) (29°, 72%, 72%)
Source [Unsourced]
B: Normalized to [0–255] (byte)

At right is displayed the color copper.

Pale copper

Pale Copper
About these coordinates About these coordinates
— Color coordinates —
Hex triplet #DA8A67
RGBB (r, g, b) (218, 138, 103)
HSV (h, s, v) (18°, 53%, 85%)
Source Crayola
B: Normalized to [0–255] (byte)

At right is displayed the color pale copper. This is the color that is called copper in Crayola crayons. This color was formulated by Crayola in 1958.

Copper in nature



Shades of copper color comparison chart

  • Pale Copper (Crayola Copper) (Hex: #DA8A67) (RGB: 218, 138, 103)
  • Copper (Hex: #B87333) (RGB: 184, 115, 51)

Copper in human culture




  • Amerindians are often referred to as being copper colored or copper-skinned. [3]




  • Copper kitchenware is popular, mostly because it is convenient because it heats up faster, but some like to collect it just because they like the color.


  • The 7th wedding anniversary is called the Copper Anniversary and one is expected to give gifts made of copper to a couple celebrating that anniversary. By extension, the 7th anniversary of any important event can be called the copper jubilee, although this term is seldom used.




  • The Copper Age or Chalcolithic (Greek khalkos + lithos 'copper stone') period (also known as the Eneolithic (Aeneolithic)), is a phase in the development of human culture in which the use of early metal tools appeared alongside the use of stone tools.

Role playing games


  1. ^ "Copper"--Article in Sunday, June 10, 2007 San Francisco Chronicle:
  2. ^ Overstreet, Robert M. Official Overstreet Comic Book Price Guide 38th Edition New York:2008 (Glossary Pages 1026-1031) Page 1027
  3. ^ See: Rand McNally’s World Atlas International Edition Chicago:1944 Rand McNally Map: "Races of Mankind" Pages 278-279--In the explanatory section below the map, the American Indian Race is described as being "copper-colored"
  4. ^ A Copper Standard for the World' Monetary System?:

See also


Simple English

This is about the color. The article about the metal is here.

This box shows the color copper.
Some small pieces of copper in a tube.

Copper is the color of the metal copper. It is a reddish-brown color.

The first recorded use of copper as a color name in English was in 1594.[1]


Meaning of copper

  • Like the colors gold and silver, copper represents wealth because the metal copper is valuable, but less valuable than gold or silver. The metal copper is of value mainly to use as electrical wiring because copper is the best conductor of electricity after silver.

Tones of copper color comparison chart

  • Copper Green (Hex: #679267) (RGB: 103, 146, 103)
  • Patina ( Color List) (Hex: #639A8F) (RGB: 99, 154, 143)
  • Verdigris (Crystals of Venus) (Hex: #43B3AE) (RGB: 67, 179, 174)
  • Patina Light ( Color List) (Hex: #AFD0CA) (RGB: 175, 208, 202)
  • Copper Yellow (Hex: #C9AE5D) (RGB: 201, 174, 93)
  • Copper Cream (Hex: #ECD5C5) (RGB: 236, 213, 197)
  • Copper Orange (Hex: #D99058) (RGB: 217, 144, 88)
  • Pale Copper (Crayola Copper) (Hex: #DA8A67) (RGB: 218, 138, 103)
  • Copper Rust Light ( Color List) (Hex: #CD9999) (RGB: 205, 153, 153)
  • Copper Red (Hex: #CB6D51) (RGB: 203, 109, 81)
  • Kenyan Copper Light ( Color List) (Hex: #BF6935) (RGB: 191, 105, 53)
  • Copper Canyon Light ( Color List) (Hex: #C08D5E) (RGB: 192, 58, 21)
  • Brilliant Copper ( Color List "Metallic Copper Light") (Hex: #B87B6B) (RGB: 184, 123, 107)
  • COPPER (Hex: #B87333) (RGB: 184, 115, 51)
  • Copper Bronze (Hex: #AE6938) (RGB: 174, 105, 56)
  • Copper Penny (Crayola Silver Swirls) (Hex: #AD6F69) (RGB: 173, 111, 105)
  • Copper Tan (Hex: #A87C6D) (RGB: 168, 124, 109)
  • Copper Rose (Hex: #956666) (RGB: 153, 102, 102)
  • Copper Rust ( Color List) (Hex: #944747) (RGB: 148, 71, 71)
  • Copper Lustre (Hex: #80461B) (RGB: 128, 70, 27)
  • Copper Canyon ( Color List) (Hex: #7E3A15) (RGB: 126, 58, 21)
  • Kenyan Copper ( Color List) (Hex: #7C1C05) (RGB: 124, 28, 5)
  • Copper Leaf (Hex: #79443B) (RGB: 121, 68, 59)
  • Dark Copper ( Color List "Metallic Copper") (Hex: #71291D) (RGB: 113, 41, 29)

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  1. Maerz and Paul A Dictionary of Color New York:1930 McGraw-Hill Page 193; Color Sample of Copper: Page 31 Plate 4 Color Sample I11

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