Hex #8996b1 or rgb(137,150,177) in RGB space is the tint of blue violet. It has hue angle of 220.50 degrees, value = 69 and saturation = 23. #8996b1 can be obtained by mixing 4 colors: 3 drops of red, 3 drops of blue, 3 drops of cyan, 4 drops of white.
Nearest safe hex - #999999. Below you can see the block with #8996b1 color and its structure: in procentage ratio and in drops of pigments. Click "TRY" button to move #8996b1 to the mixer and play with it.