My prefix will quench my thirst,

my suffix is fundamentally measured,

my infix is an ancient capital that is treasured.

What am I?

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Hydrometer

My prefix will quench my thirst,

Hydro = Water

my suffix is fundamentally measured,

Meter = A fundamental measurement unit

my infix is an ancient capital that is treasured.

Rome = Italy’s capital and used to be a part of an ancient Roman empire.

Very similar to Kevorobin's answer but I think it might actually be

Barometer

My prefix will quench my thirst,

Bar

my suffix is fundamentally measured,

Meter

my infix is an ancient capital that is treasured.

Rome

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