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
8%
8%
79%
4%
24
flagGreece
17%
13%
65%
4%
23
flagRepublic of Ireland
11%
0%
58%
29%
17
flagUkraine
17%
13%
54%
13%
134
flagIndia
11%
17%
53%
15%
644
flagAustria
8%
25%
53%
10%
47
flagRussia
18%
15%
52%
11%
70
flagSwitzerland
15%
31%
52%
0%
19
flagAustralia
16%
17%
51%
14%
78
flagNigeria
13%
18%
51%
13%
37
flagMalaysia
7%
14%
51%
25%
27
flagPakistan
15%
7%
50%
26%
65
flagUnknown
13%
16%
48%
20%
43
flagSingapore
20%
12%
45%
20%
24
flagPoland
22%
17%
44%
15%
13259
flagthe United States
19%
21%
43%
13%
595
flagthe United Kingdom
15%
19%
42%
20%
223
flagGermany
16%
32%
37%
13%
207
flagthe Philippines
31%
16%
37%
13%
67
flagCanada
15%
23%
35%
25%
39