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%
82%
3%
28
flagGreece
14%
10%
71%
3%
28
flagRepublic of Ireland
9%
4%
61%
23%
21
flagNigeria
12%
14%
57%
14%
49
flagSwitzerland
10%
25%
57%
7%
28
flagRussia
17%
14%
56%
10%
92
flagAustralia
16%
16%
55%
11%
93
flagIndia
11%
17%
54%
15%
729
flagUkraine
20%
13%
52%
13%
167
flagPakistan
13%
10%
51%
25%
76
flagAustria
14%
21%
51%
10%
64
flagMalaysia
6%
17%
51%
24%
29
flagUnknown
13%
16%
48%
20%
43
flagSingapore
19%
11%
46%
23%
26
flagPoland
22%
17%
44%
15%
13840
flagGermany
13%
27%
44%
13%
366
flagthe United States
19%
21%
42%
14%
641
flagthe United Kingdom
14%
20%
41%
20%
262
flagCanada
13%
25%
38%
22%
44
flagthe Philippines
30%
18%
35%
14%
71