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.

Answers distribution

zinc
lithium
chromium
vanadium
answers
flagSwitzerland
5%
5%
83%
5%
18
flagthe United Arab Emirates
16%
4%
72%
8%
25
flagUkraine
8%
12%
68%
12%
25
flagItaly
17%
5%
67%
8%
34
flagIndia
8%
16%
57%
15%
247
flagPakistan
7%
7%
53%
31%
41
flagthe United Kingdom
18%
14%
51%
15%
342
flagGermany
13%
19%
50%
15%
141
flagPoland
20%
15%
49%
13%
11555
flagthe United States
19%
18%
47%
13%
421
flagthe Netherlands
30%
12%
44%
14%
50
flagthe Philippines
30%
11%
44%
11%
36
flagNorway
20%
16%
43%
20%
30
flagSweden
15%
26%
42%
15%
19
flagUnknown
25%
19%
40%
14%
904
flagRussia
22%
22%
38%
16%
18
flagAustralia
21%
15%
36%
27%
33
flagFrance
37%
18%
31%
12%
32
flagCanada
10%
33%
23%
33%
30
flagRepublic of Ireland
22%
33%
22%
22%
18

Gender

men45%
women49%
zinc
20%
22%
lithium
18%
14%
chromium
45%
49%
vanadium
15%
12%

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