Does terrestrial spontaneous fission or natural fission create unstable isotopes?

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Does terrestrial spontaneous fission or natural fission create unstable isotopes similar to nuclear fission in reactors?
 

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Drakkith
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Absolutely. You get all of the normal isotopes in the decay chain of your starting element regardless of whether it's a natural or man-made reactor.
 

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