Which chemical element forms compounds which are typically intensely colored?

zinc
lithium
chromium
vanadium
The name of chromium means colour in Greek. Its compounds are used as pigments, including chrome yellow which had been used to paint school buses and chromium oxides used as a green color in glassmaking. Natural rubies are colored red due to chromium ions.
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zinc
lithium
chromium
vanadium
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flagBelarus
6%
6%
82%
3%
29
flagGreece
14%
10%
71%
3%
28
flagSwitzerland
9%
21%
63%
6%
33
flagRepublic of Ireland
17%
4%
56%
21%
23
flagRussia
17%
14%
55%
11%
97
flagNigeria
10%
13%
55%
17%
58
flagIndia
11%
17%
54%
15%
765
flagAustralia
15%
17%
54%
12%
97
flagUkraine
20%
12%
51%
14%
173
flagMalaysia
9%
16%
51%
22%
31
flagPakistan
13%
12%
50%
23%
81
flagUnknown
13%
16%
48%
20%
43
flagAustria
14%
21%
47%
15%
76
flagSingapore
19%
11%
46%
23%
26
flagPoland
22%
16%
44%
15%
14077
flagGermany
14%
26%
44%
13%
457
flagthe United States
19%
21%
43%
14%
664
flagthe United Kingdom
14%
20%
41%
20%
272
flagCanada
14%
25%
38%
21%
47
flagthe Philippines
31%
18%
35%
14%
77