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
flagRussia
17%
14%
56%
10%
85
flagAustralia
15%
16%
55%
12%
90
flagIndia
11%
16%
54%
15%
690
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%
159
flagMalaysia
7%
14%
51%
25%
27
flagUnknown
13%
16%
48%
20%
43
flagPoland
22%
17%
44%
15%
13624
flagSingapore
20%
12%
44%
24%
25
flagthe United States
19%
21%
43%
13%
622
flagthe United Kingdom
14%
21%
41%
20%
249
flagGermany
16%
29%
40%
13%
274
flagCanada
14%
23%
38%
23%
42
flagthe Philippines
31%
16%
37%
13%
67