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%
83%
3%
30
flagGreece
13%
13%
68%
3%
29
flagSwitzerland
12%
23%
56%
7%
39
flagIndia
11%
17%
54%
15%
842
flagRussia
18%
14%
54%
11%
107
flagPakistan
13%
10%
54%
21%
92
flagMalaysia
8%
17%
54%
20%
35
flagAustralia
17%
18%
53%
11%
105
flagRepublic of Ireland
15%
7%
53%
23%
26
flagUkraine
19%
13%
52%
13%
185
flagNigeria
8%
21%
52%
15%
84
flagUnknown
13%
16%
48%
20%
43
flagAustria
12%
21%
47%
16%
103
flagPoland
22%
16%
44%
15%
14421
flagthe United States
19%
21%
43%
14%
701
flagSingapore
16%
13%
43%
26%
30
flagthe United Kingdom
14%
20%
42%
21%
300
flagGermany
13%
26%
41%
17%
665
flagCanada
14%
25%
39%
21%
56
flagthe Philippines
32%
17%
35%
13%
81