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Color Schemes
Mathematica includes a wide selection of carefully chosen color schemes that can immediately be used throughout the Mathematica graphics and visualization system.
ColorData named color gradients and collections
"Image"  ▪ "Panel"  ▪ "ColorFunction"  ▪ ...
PalettesColor Schemes a palette for selecting a color scheme
Color Gradients
"Gradients" — list of named color gradients
Named Colors
"HTML" named HTML colors (e.g. "Crimson")
"Atoms" colors for atom icons (e.g. "C", "O", "Fe", ...)
Indexed Color Palette Collections
"Indexed" list of indexed color collections (ColorData[n] etc.)
Physics-Oriented Color Schemes
"VisibleSpectrum" — colors based on light wavelength in nanometers
"BlackbodySpectrum" — colors based on temperature in kelvin