Mordenite is known to be considered a variety of the zeolite minerals and is said to be one out of six of most abundant zeolites. It is also considered to be the most abundant zeolite that is altered by volcanic deposits. They can be found located within volcanic rocks such as rhyolite, basalt, and andesite as well. It was said to have been first discovered by Henry How in the year 1864. He gave it the name Mordenite after the small community of Mordern Scotia Nova Canada, which was located along the Bay of Fundy, the place where it had been first found. Mordenite is formed in the cavities and veins of igneous rocks but can also occur as a product of hydration due to natural glasses.
Mordenite can be found in various areas located around the world. It can be found in the United States, Canada, Italy, India, Hungary, Greece, Japan, Taiwan, South Korea, and Bulgaria. Not only can Mordenite be found in various places around the world, but it can also be found in various colors. Mordenite can be found in various colors such as yellow, white, pink, and it can even be found colorless.
In the metaphysical world, Mordenite is believed to promote healing energies that aid in boosting vitality. It is also said that Mordenite possess the ability to aid in dealing with pain as well as provide help in order to deal with stress and begin healing.