There was a lot of discussion after the recent observation of the merger of two neutron stars about whether or not these events are the source of the heavier elements. See this thread, for example. This recent paper has some new analysis. Especially interesting is Figure 10, that I've reproduced below. The paper's estimate of the abundance of the heavy elements is good match to the measured abundance of those elements here on Earth. It's looking more and more likely that NS-NS mergers are the source of those elements.