Hexane is an alkane that consists of six carbon atoms with the chemical formula C6H14. The term may refer to any of the five-building isomers that have the same formula or mixture. Hexane is an important component of gasoline. Hexanes are obtained primarily by refining crude oil. The exact composition of the fraction mainly depends on the oil source and the refining constraint. This article will learn more about the hexane formula, its properties, and its chemical structure and uses.