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%
12%
81%
0%
16
flagKazakhstan
0%
10%
80%
10%
10
flagGreece
10%
10%
80%
0%
10
flagIndia
10%
16%
55%
16%
480
flagRussia
17%
17%
55%
10%
40
flagUkraine
13%
16%
53%
16%
81
flagPakistan
12%
5%
52%
29%
55
flagSingapore
15%
15%
50%
20%
20
flagUnknown
13%
16%
48%
20%
43
flagMalaysia
8%
17%
47%
26%
23
flagNigeria
11%
26%
46%
11%
26
flagRepublic of Ireland
9%
0%
45%
45%
11
flagPoland
23%
17%
43%
15%
12245
flagthe United States
20%
20%
43%
14%
534
flagthe United Kingdom
15%
20%
42%
19%
175
flagSwitzerland
10%
50%
40%
0%
10
flagAustralia
21%
21%
38%
19%
47
flagthe Philippines
33%
13%
35%
15%
53
flagCanada
9%
25%
35%
29%
31
flagGermany
19%
37%
27%
16%
62