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
7%
7%
81%
3%
27
flagGreece
15%
11%
69%
3%
26
flagRepublic of Ireland
10%
5%
60%
25%
20
flagAustralia
15%
16%
55%
12%
89
flagRussia
17%
14%
55%
10%
84
flagIndia
11%
16%
54%
15%
689
flagSwitzerland
12%
29%
54%
4%
24
flagPakistan
13%
8%
53%
24%
73
flagAustria
8%
24%
53%
12%
58
flagNigeria
11%
16%
53%
16%
43
flagUkraine
20%
13%
51%
13%
158
flagMalaysia
7%
14%
51%
25%
27
flagUnknown
13%
16%
48%
20%
43
flagPoland
22%
17%
44%
15%
13620
flagSingapore
20%
12%
44%
24%
25
flagthe United States
19%
21%
43%
13%
621
flagthe United Kingdom
14%
21%
41%
20%
249
flagGermany
16%
29%
40%
13%
272
flagCanada
14%
23%
38%
23%
42
flagthe Philippines
31%
16%
37%
13%
67